Cannabis and sexual health
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Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids on sexual health
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THC sexual health via review Endocannabinoid system in sexual motivational processes: Is it a novel therapeutic horizon? Jan 2017
The present article reviews current available knowledge on herbal, synthetic and endogenous cannabinoids with respect to the modulation of several aspects of sexuality in preclinical and human studies, highlighting their therapeutic potential.
cannabis sexual health in humans via survey (n=50000) Association Between Marijuana Use and Sexual Frequency in the United States: A Population-Based Study Nov 2017
Positive  Marijuana use is independently associated with increased sexual frequency and does not appear to impair sexual function.
cannabis sexual health in humans via survey (n=662) Marijuana smoking and markers of testicular function among men from a fertility centre Feb 2019
Positive  Men who had ever smoked marijuana (N = 365) had significantly higher sperm concentration (62.7 (95% confidence interval: 56.0, 70.3) million/mL) than men who had never smoked marijuana (N = 297) (45.4 (38.6, 53.3) million/mL) after adjusting for potential confounders (P = 0.0003)
cannabis sexual health in humans via survey (n=373) The Relationship between Marijuana Use Prior to Sex and Sexual Function in Women Jan 2019
Positive  After adjusting for race and age, women with frequent marijuana use, regardless of use before sex or not, had 2.10 times higher odds of reporting satisfactory orgasms than those with infrequent marijuana use (adjusted odds ratio = 2.10; 95% CI = 1.01-4.44).
cannabis sexual health in humans via experiment (n=24/37) Cannabinoid exposure and altered DNA methylation in rat and human sperm Jul 2018
Negative  In humans, cannabis use was also associated with significantly lower sperm concentration. Findings point to possible pre-conception paternal reproductive risks associated with cannabis use.
cannabis sexual health in humans via survey (n=1215) Association Between Use of Marijuana and Male Reproductive Hormones and Semen Quality: A Study Among 1,215 Healthy Young Men. Sep 2015
Negative  Regular marijuana smoking more than once per week was associated with a 28% (95% confidence interval (CI): -48, -1) lower sperm concentration and a 29% (95% CI: -46, -1) lower total sperm count after adjustment for confounders.