Executive Function is a Key Predictor of Life Success
But what happens, when you feel scattered, filled with ideas, but unable to find time to get it done?
In this podcast, I’ll be sharing a message on neurodiversity when it comes to not just being a women, but being a mid-life woman.
First, let me explain what neurodiversity is:
Well, welcome to my brain - and this episode is meant to shine a light on the superpowers and neurodiverse strengths.
Neurodiversity is the belief that conditions labeled as ADD, Autism, Bipolar, Dyslexia etc are brand evolutions of homosapiens. Rather than a defect of the genome.
With this thought, we must consider its values and benefits before considering its obstacles and complications.
If you are a woman with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you’ve probably known—all your life—that you’re different.
As girls, we learn which behaviors, thinking, learning, and working styles are preferred, which are accepted and tolerated, and which are frowned upon. These preferences are communicated in innumerable ways—from media and books to our first-grade classroom to conversations with our classmates and parents.
Over the course of a lifetime, women with ADHD learn through various channels that the way they think, work, speak, relate, and act does not match up with the preferred way of being in the world. In short, they learn that difference is bad. And, since these women know that they are different, they learn that they are bad.
Let's change that NOW.
Did you know that by interacting with the receptors in your body’s endocannabinoid system, CBD CAN actually alleviate many conditions women navigate every day: mood swings, cramps, anxiety, stress, breast tenderness, bloating, fatigue, cravings… and hormone imbalance!
In one study, they found that the effects of CBD on plasma prolactin, growth hormones, and cortisol, CBD helped to regulate cortisol secretion!
In another study, researchers said: cannabinoid exposure could have profound effects on the function of the reproductive system, lactation, metabolism, and the endocrine stress axis.”
Hemp is naturally packed with omega fatty acids and high in gamma-linolenic acid which is known to help regulate hormones.
Our hormones are more imbalanced now than ever before, because of the food we eat and our modern environment impacting hormones, libido, and mood.
SO HOW CBD OIL CAN AFFECT PMS SYMPTOMS
When it comes to reducing the common symptoms of PMS, evidence for the use of CBD is much stronger.
(And more positive!)
Inflammation is the primary driver behind the pain and discomfort many women experience around the start of their period. And there are several studies that show CBD has a positive effect on reducing systemic inflammation.
CBD Oil may also be able to help reduce those mood swings, irritability, and anxiety that make getting our periods that difficult to endure.
CBD has been shown to act on various receptors in the brain to produce calming, restful, and anti-anxiety effects in animal models. And while we can’t directly translate the results of animal studies to humans, research like this can give us an idea of how CBD might affect our own moods.
Keeping the endocannabinoid system balanced is essential.
I believe in taking CBD every day for this reason, just as you would a multivitamin.
But....I also suggest Working to uncover the underlying cause of why you’re experiencing symptoms of hormone imbalance in the first place will be so much more valuable than stopping at simply masking the symptoms.
And once you know why those symptoms are happening, you’ll be more empowered to make the lifestyle changes required to help resolve those symptoms at the root.
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