Always consult your doctor before you begin taking a supplement or medication, or make any changes to your existing medication and supplement routine. This is not medical advice; it is information you can use as a conversation-starter with your physician at your next appointment.
Interest in cannabis as a medicinal and therapeutic tool is at an all-time high. (Pun definitely intended.) There’s a multi-billion-dollar cannabis market that is growing fast, filled with tinctures, vaping options, edibles, creams, oils and other cannabis products.
It all can be pretty confusing and more than a little overwhelming.
I’ve had a lot of interest from patients and readers about cannabis’ potential to help improve sleep. And I’ve done some writing about the science around the benefits of cannabis for sleep. But I’d like to do more to respond to all this interest. With that in mind, I’m launching what I hope will be a thoughtful, easy to understand, evidence-based conversation about cannabis and sleep: what we know today about how cannabis affects sleep, where the research is headed, what the uses, benefits,