I Used CBD Products To Help My Pain During My Period
Because of my endometriosis, my periods have always been extremely painful and have routinely caused me to miss work, school, events, etc. So I tried different CBD products to see if they gave me relief.
Hi there! Lara here, and like half of the world's population, I have a period. Because of my endometriosis, my periods have always been extremely painful and have routinely caused me to miss work, school, events, etc.
Due to the intensity of pain over the last several years, I've been self-medicating with cannabis. It's easier for me to do this because I live in Los Angeles, where recreational marijuana is legal. But in the last several months, I've been trying to cut back on the amount of THC (that's the stuff in weed that gets you high) I consume to avoid having an extremely high tolerance and rely more on CBD (the stuff that doesn't get you high) products to treat my pain associated with my period.
So I'm going to go over the CBD products I found that helped me the most during my period.
First up are the vaginal suppositories from Foria. When I first heard about these, I was in a marijuana dispensary here in California and saw the THC-infused version. I bought and tried them out just on a day-to-day basis, and had relief from my chronic pain. But then they came out with the CBD-infused ones and I knew I wanted to try them. The best thing about these is that they are all-natural and actually do help my pain. The worst part is that they charge $72 for eight of them. If I weren't chronically ill and had the energy and brainpower to figure out how to make my own, I would. But alas, I do not. So let's continue.
Here's what the suppository looks like when it's not in its plastic covering:
For what it's worth, I've even put in more than one at once on particularly bad pain days and because they are only CBD-infused, no part of me ever felt high. I just experienced relief.
So there you have it, these are the CBD products I've found to be most helpful during my period. If you have a CBD product that you love and has helped you, feel free to comment with it below and maybe we can all help each other have less pain during our periods (or just in general)!