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Kratom for Women
Since the beginning of time, there is no dispute that women have always been the stronger sex (“wink-wink”) but even the toughest and strongest woman needs an occasional helping hand. Below we list out a few women-specific concerns and discuss how kratom may provide relief/support when used as part of a comprehensive, well-balanced plan and of course, when using only the best quality kratom. Please remember that everyone is different, and experiences vary from person to person. And always, do your research and consult a medical professional when thinking about any new health and wellness regimen.
Kratom and Pain: Menstrual Pain and Post Pregnancy Pain
Pain has many facets such as physical pain, nerve pain, muscle tightness and even mental and emotional pain. Two very women-specific pain concerns are associated with menstruation and pain after child birth and/or c-section. It is very important to understand that kratom alone does not and will not cure, fix or permanently make pain go away. A regimen that may include exercise, clean diet, plenty of rest, a good social network of loved ones, and supplements is a holistic well-rounded approach to pain management. Kratom can be a great addition to a comprehensive pain management plan. Kratom naturally produces nitrogen-based chemicals called alkaloids that can have pronounced physiological actions on humans. Mitragynine can be the prevalent alkaloid in a particular kratom variety and currently is the most researched alkaloid of the 40+ found in kratom. Researchers study Mitragynine for its potential analgesic (pain relief) effects and for its potential antitussive, antidiarrheal, adrenergic, and antimalarial effects. While 7-hydroxymitragynine is in tiny amounts in the natural plant it garners much research for its potentially powerful analgesic properties. Two other major alkaloids are speciogynine and paynantheine. They are studied as muscle relaxers and potential influencers on serotonin receptors. When used responsibly and in correct blends, kratom may temporarily alleviate pain, restore energy levels and motivation, and support rest. It is precisely these possible benefits that make kratom so useful when faced with menstrual pain and post child birth pains. ETHA’s very own female staff members swear by ETHA SunRise kratom for energy and pain when faced with “that time of the month.” Another ETHA staff member did not take a single doctor recommended opioid medication after c-section and successfully went through recovery solely on ETHA SunRise kratom for energy and pain.
And while we are on opioids, kratom’s effects/benefits are often compared to and shamed as those like opioids. However, it is important to highlight, unadulterated kratom in its natural form though stimulates and targets opioid receptors in the brain, does not BIND to them and as such the risk of addiction so prevalent and dangerous from traditional pharmaceutical opioids is alleviated.
Kratom and Mental Health
While mental health issues are not unique to women, they are a very real issue faced by millions of women. The stresses of getting pregnant, staying pregnant, child birth, recovery from child birth and child rearing are very present and can be so stressful that tax mental health.
While traditionally, kratom was used for mitigation of physical pain, we cannot overlook kratom’s overwhelming support on non-physical distress and even its possible ability to enhance mood. As such, the relationship between mental health and kratom deserves attention. Non-physical or mental distress can present itself in several different ways. These include anxiety, stress, inability to focus, and even depression.
The reason kratom may provide support for conditions like anxiety is due to the alkaloids present in the plant’s leaves. There are numerous alkaloids present in the plant that may promote anxiety-reducing effects. ETHA's very own head of customer service swears by ETHA Mid Day Gold kratom for focus and stress. She starts every work day with 4-5 tablets to help her calm down, focus and take on her busy day of helping ETHA customers.
Traditionally, natives of countries like Thailand and Malaysia, where kratom comes from would chew a couple of kratom leaves before attending social gatherings or events. The idea was to stay calmer and more relaxed which made them more sociable and less anxious.
To this day, kratom is largely used for its possible ability to control traffic of thoughts. Many of our customers have time and time again told us that kratom helps them feel more sociable and talkative. Anxiety is a massive health issue and including kratom into the arsenal of tools available to deal with it is a must.
Kratom and Fitness
When faced with the difficulties of finding time for fitness and working out for busy women, kratom can also potentially lend a helping hand. Between full-time work, full-time motherhood and full days of to does, women definitely need long-lasting energy levels, motivation, and focus before and during any workout. This is where ETHA comes in with its kratom for fitness called ETHA WorkOut kratom. This best quality kratom is lab tested and blended with a high Mitragynine alkaloid level to boost natural energy levels. Unlike most popular "fitness drinks" and "fitness supplements" that contain scary hard to pronounce chemicals to create a superficial and jittery high, this all natural kratom product works with your body. Mitragynine is a vasodilator that can help the blood and oxygen better circulate throughout your body. The more you start to move and workout, the more oxygen and blood get going through your body. As such you experience a natural clean energy boost. Less jitters or racing heart. Perfect for the busy woman, busy mom who only has a limited time for fitness and then 1,000 other things to do. Moreover, unlike those drinks and supplements (bleh!) there is no hard crash after the fact. But wait, there is more! Additional lab-tested kratom alkaloids in ETHA's WorkOut kratom may enhance mood and focus as well.† Perfect for women who may be struggling with hormone imbalances and other mood-affecting issues. This is the perfect one-two-three punch kratom before exercise to boost your workout (and overall fitness routine) naturally.
What is better than one great thing? Two! We know how great kratom can be and the slew of benefits kratom offers. ETHA's SlimFit fitness kratom combines the powerful benefits of kratom with Matcha Green Tea. Matcha tea contains caffeine, which can give you a jump-start in the morning or an extra boost later in the day to get you to the gym, get you to work, take the kids to school, or just to get you going! Additionally, the presence of L-theanine in matcha green tea powder also increases the production of brain chemicals that improve focus and concentration. L-theanine causes the brain to produce more dopamine and serotonin, two chemicals that have been strongly tied to mood and concentration. † Finally, Matcha has also shown some success as an appetite suppressor. And what woman would not love that?! Kratom and Matcha can be a great addition to your overall fitness and even wellness routine especially when sourced from the most trusted kratom company like ETHA.
So there you have it! You strong, brave, tough women, do not be afraid to reach for a helping hand once in a while. Especially, when that helping hand comes in the form of high quality kratom from ETHA. As always, do your research, talk to a health care professional, but don’t be afraid to reach for ETHA kratom too! Don't over do it! Be responsible with fitness, wellness, and your kratom use. And most important of all, LIVE FULLY.