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Does Medical Cannabis Affect your Sex Life?

Medical cannabis has proven to treat a variety of medical conditions. And ever since cannabis has been legalized in 33 U.S. states, it’s not uncommon to see people choosing medical marijuana over traditional medications. According to a survey by Statista, California has the highest number of medical marijuana patients followed by Michigan. If you have also obtained a recommendation for medical cannabis in Riverside and using it to buy and consume cannabis, you should know how it affects your sex life.

Sex Life

The common hypothesis regarding the use of cannabis was that it would destroy the sexual life of the consumer. And there are many studies that do suggest that it can make it difficult to reach orgasm, reduce sperm quality or disrupt the menstrual cycle.

However there are many testimonials from cannabis consumers that say sex and cannabis go hand in hand.

Many people believe that cannabis use can significantly improve sex life. In fact, it has been referred as a natural Viagra. And it’s no surprise to see cannabis lube products and cannabis tampons on plenty of internet storefronts.

But how does cannabis affect your sex life?

Our body’s natural endocannabinoid system is responsible to regulate things such as homeostasis, relaxation, pain and pleasure. Cannabis contains an ingredient called cannabinoid which has been actively used to treat a number of medical conditions. Cannabinoid  triggers the endocannabinoid system in our body and help the user feel relaxed. This also improves the user’s sex libido and makes sex even more pleasurable.

A reported published on The Verge, consumption of medical cannabis in Riverside can lead to users having more sex. It has also states that the legalization of medical marijuana has increased the birth rates.

The benefits of using cannabis include better orgasms, increased libido, and reduced anxiety, stress and pressure of performing which could be a root cause of poor sex.

Spice up your sex life with cannabis

More energetic and stronger

As discussed earlier, there are tons of benefits of using CBD but the most notable is it’s potential to treat erectile dysfunction. Many studies have shown that cannabis works great for erectile dysfunction. This is typically because of its capability to restore damaged tissues and increase the circulation of blood to the genitals.

Spice up your sex life with cannabis

Moreover, a study showed that erectile dysfunction is more common in older men. This is simply because the aging process produces a toxin known as dioxin which is responsible for causing erectile dysfunction. However, cannabis can help people reverse it as cannabinoid removes dioxin from the body.

Relieves pain during sex

There are many people who experience pain during sex. Cannabis is known to alleviate pain. Women who experience pain can include CBD-rich oils to reduce pain when engaging in sex.

Consuming this herb also stimulates natural lubrication and improves blood flow, thus making sex less painful and smoother.

Many studies also suggest that using it as a lubricant reduces inflammation and improves serotonin levels, helping the user enjoy sex more.

Better sensations

Sex is more complicated than it sounds. It’s because to fully enjoy the sexual intercourse, your sexual excitation system and sexual inhibition system have to function properly. These are two bodily system that are responsible to trigger the feeling of sexual activity. Cannabis can help these two systems to function better by reducing stress causing hormones. This helps people to think more clearly and feel less nervous.

But remember medical cannabis in Riverside or other 32 states is legal for medicinal use. So if your medical condition does not qualify for an mmj recommendation letter, you cannot buy and consume it for recreational use such as sex.