Cannabis Improves Women’s Sexual Satisfaction
Lead researcher for the study, Dr. Becky K. Lynn, says she was inspired to research this phenomena after she discovered that a number of her patients were using cannabis to improve their sexual problems.
“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 may not match their partner’s libido,” she explained in a recent interview.
Her study looked more closely at women’s perceptions of how cannabis affects their sex lives, surveying 373 women over an 11-month period. The results were in keeping with marijuana’s sexy reputation. In her paper “The Relationship between Marijuana Use Prior to Sex and Sexual Function in Women,” researchers found that women who used cannabis before a sexual encounter had more than double the odds of