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Navigating PMS and Exploring Holistic Relief with CBD

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Navigating PMS and Exploring Holistic Relief with CBD

PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome) is considered a normal part of the menstrual cycle for many women. PMS refers to a set of physical and emotional symptoms that occur in the days or weeks before a woman’s menstrual period. These symptoms can vary widely from person to person and can include:

Mood swings: Irritability, moodiness, anxiety, or depression.

Physical symptoms: Bloating, breast tenderness, headaches, and fatigue.

Behavioral changes: Changes in sleep patterns, appetite, or libido.

For some women, these symptoms may be mild and manageable, while for others, they can be severe and significantly impact daily life. It’s essential to note that the severity and specific symptoms of PMS can vary from one menstrual cycle to another.

While PMS is considered normal, if the symptoms are severe and interfere significantly with daily functioning, it may be indicative of a more severe form known as PMDD (Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder). PMDD is a more serious condition that requires medical attention.

If you or someone you know is experiencing significant distress due to PMS symptoms, it’s advisable to consult with a healthcare professional. They can provide guidance on managing symptoms and, if necessary, explore treatment options to improve overall well-being during the menstrual cycle.

While there are various ways to relieve PMS symptoms, not everyone may be aware of or have access to effective methods. Additionally, the effectiveness of relief measures can vary from person to person.

Each person’s body and hormonal balance are unique, and what works for one individual may not be as effective for another. It often requires some trial and error to find the most suitable methods for managing PMS symptoms.

It’s important for individuals experiencing PMS pain to explore various relief options, including lifestyle changes, dietary adjustments, over-the-counter medications, and, if needed, consultation with a healthcare professional.

The role CBD plays in helping PMS pain

When it comes to having uncomfortable or even painful PMS symptoms you may be searching for holistic alternatives to alleviate this pain. CBD is gaining more and more popularity due to its growing list of health benefits. One of these new benefits being studied is PMS relief. 

CBD has been proven to have anti-inflammatory properties and pain-relieving. This means CBD can help relieve the tension and uncomfortableness you are feeling physically. 

If you experience headaches during your menstrual cycle, CBD can help fight off that pain along with other physical uncomfortableness such as lower back pain. Its healing properties also help alleviate the pain and inflammation that occurs when you experience cramps during your menstrual cycle.

CBD is a huge help when it comes to calming your mood so if you are having significant mood swings during/before, or after your period CBD can help regulate your emotions. Overall, it can support both your mental and physical well-being around your menstrual cycle.

Finding the right CBD product for you

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The Holi-Balance Oral Drops are perfect for uplifting your mood leading up to and during your period. The secret to this invigorating product is the perfect combination of herbs created to boost your mood and energy. The hemp and primrose ease the PMS symptoms while the peppermint calms the state of your mind.

This new Holief product, Cramp Roll-On is packed with plant-based ingredients that in combination can help ease those not fun cramps you may be experiencing during or before your period. The concoction of hemp, primrose, menthol, and other natural ingredients creates a cooling effect and helps relaxes your contracting muscles. A best-selling cream that helps with the discomfort that comes along with period cramps is our Holi-Cramp Menstrual Relief Cream. With hemp as the main ingredient, this product offers anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties so you can kick those uncomfortable period cramps.

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Finding the correct CBD for your menstrual cycle comes down to what you want to look out for in the ingredients. At TCW our products are plant-based, paraben free, and grown in the US. 

Discover our best-selling CBD-based PMS relief products here.