5 Weird Ways Marijuana Affects Men And Women Differently | Alternet

Marijuana affects men and women in different ways and it’s not because of size. Some research claims that estrogen and THC have a pretty meaningful relationship, giving a boost to women and  how they experience cannabis’ benefits.

 

Here are 5 ways in which cannabis can affect men and women in differently:  

Women’s Cycles

Research from Washington State University found that women who are ovulating – the moment their estrogen has peaked and begins to fall – seem to be significantly more affected to THC than usual, making them feel much more pain relief and relaxation than men and women who aren’t ovulating.

Pain Relief

According to this research, women are also able to feel more pain relief than men due to THC’s relationship to estrogen. Research conducted on mice supports this belief, demonstrating 30 % more relief from the females than the males. Men will have to consume much more cannabis to experience the same amount of pain relief.

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