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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

Cannabis & Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s disease is a form of inflammatory bowl disease, named after the Scientist who first diagnosed the symptoms in 1932. This disease is categorized by chronic inflammation in the tissues lining any part of the digestive tract between the mouth and the anus. In more sever cases of Crohn’s, the swelling and irritation can eventually lead to fissures or tears

Read More