The Healing of Cannabis on the Gastrointestinal Track

For people with gastrointestinal disease, incl. Crohn’s Disease or Colitis there has been limited treatments for these painful, life-altering conditions. The correct, appropriate, diet for gastrointestinal disorders is fundamental to any treatment, western or alternative medicine. Fortunately, both Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s disease have recently been recognised for treatment by medical cannabis and, as a result, individuals who suffer from

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Is Cannabis The Perfect Treatment For Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Many patients with irritable bowel syndrome rely on cannabis to relieve symptoms during a flare-up. But, what does the research say? Is the herb the perfect treatment for IBS? Unfortunately, there is still much to be desired in terms of studies and medical research. Yet, some experts think that there’s a lot more to the cannabis and IBS story than

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A Lot To “Digest”: Cannabinoids in the Gastrointestinal System

As a society, we are indebted to researchers who’ve dedicated entire lives to investigating less popular subjects. Early on, medical researchers heightened interest in cannabis miffed a lot of the scientific community as a whole, who thought of cannabis as a recreational drug unworthy of study. However, the study of cannabis and its active ingredients lead directly to the discovery

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Treating Gastro-Intestinal Diseases with Cannabis Oil

This treatment guideline is to be used for products, cannabis oils, that are only endorsed by Medical Cannabis Dispensary. The guide is to be used for treating Gastrointestinal diseases. Inflammatory Bowel Disorder (IBD) Ulcerative Colitis Crohn’s disease Irritable Bowel Syndrome Most of the people we treat choose the cannabis oils we endorse over conventional western medicines that have let them down. No

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Interstitial Cystitis – Medical Marijuana Research Overview

Interstitial cystitis is a chronic bladder condition that typically affects women in their 30’s and older. Studies have shown cannabis helps reduce bladder inflammation and manages urinary frequency and pain symptoms. Overview of Interstitial Cystitis Interstitial cystitis, or painful bladder syndrome is a condition that causes severe bladder pressure and pain and causes the need to urinate frequently. The chronic

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Leaky Gut Syndrome: Cannabinoids And The Endocannabinoid System (ECS) As A Therapeutic Target

What is Leaky Gut Syndrome and how is it diagnosed? Leaky Gut Syndrome (LGS) is an ailment characterized by a variety of symptoms including abdominal pain, fatigue, inflammation, gas, bloating, and intolerance to certain foods. It is thought to be caused by increased permeability of the intestinal lining, which is made up of structures called tight junctions. These structures are

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Endocannabinoids In The Gut: A Review

A recently published review looks at the intimate role of the endocannabinoid system in the regulation of many gastrointestinal functions. Throughout history, cannabis has been widely used to treat gastrointestinal disorders. The pen-ts’ao ching, the oldest pharmacopeia in the world containing oral traditions from the 3rd century B.C., mentions that cannabis aids in intestinal constipation. The ancient Indians used the

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Does Cannabis Treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, also known as IBS, affects 35 million Americans. The discovery of IBS occurred in 1950 and was first published in the Rocky Mountain Medical Journal. It is the most common chronic gastrointestinal disorder affecting the colon. Approximately one in six Americans display symptoms of IBS, the causes of which are largely unknown. The source for some patients has been identified as an

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Cannabis Cures Crohn’s

Cannabis is known for effectively treating a wide variety of ailments, from cancer to epilepsy to multiple sclerosis. Marijuana and its collection of cannabinoids and terpenes — the active and therapeutic chemicals found in the plant — seem to work at a higher level than the needs of a single disease or condition. Due to the entourage effect, whole-plant cannabis seems to adapt

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Does Cannabis Treat IBD?

Many are familiar with how cannabis treats not only the symptoms of Crohn’s disease, but also can put it into full remission. While cannabis is not a panacea and there are many conditions for which it is not an optimal treatment, it seems to be particularly good at dealing with gastrointestinal issues. Some don’t realize that Crohn’s is part of

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