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Why are women using CBD products — and do they work?

By: Rose McKeon Olson, MD, Contributor, and Eve Rittenberg, MD, Contributor Cannabidiol (CBD) oil and other products containing CBD are being touted as a natural, organic remedy for a wide range of women’s health concerns. Sellers of these products make many claims: CBD has calming effects on sleep, mood, and anxiety; eases hot flashes and improves bone density by balancing hormonal changes of menopause; and has anti-inflammatory properties that clear skin, cure acne, and calm…

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