Does a toke before bed deliver you deeper into the throes of passion, or leave you feeling disconnected from your lover? As recreational cannabis legalization spreads, clinical experts are venturing into uncharted territory to explore how sex and cannabis interact.
The findings reported thus far make for evocative reading, and hint that for some, marijuana could be a powerful, natural sexual aid.
Cannabis and Libido in Women
Gynecologist-obstetrician Dr. Becky Kaufman Lynn’s research interest in cannabis and libido was first piqued by her patients.
”My interest in this realm came from the many patients that I see in my clinic who have confided in me that using marijuana treats their sexual problems,” Lynn said. “I have seen it used in women with chronic pain disorders that lead to painful sex, women who experience difficulty with orgasm or an inability to orgasm, and women who use it to improve their libido, which