A pioneer cannabis clinician reports that many patients with gastrointestinal disorders respond well when treated with a combination of CBD and THC .
Colitis & Crohn's Disease
A doctor’s account of a young man with Crohn’s disease who benefited greatly from cannabis therapy.
CBD has shown promise in a number of gastrointestinal disorders, particularly autoimmune problems like Crohn’s. But a recent clinical trial of CBD may put a damper on hopes for treating ulcerative colitis.
Ohio researchers found Crohn’s Disease symptoms were 40-70% lower in patients using cannabis than non-users.
Three authors highlight that cannabis has shows better results than CBD alone for IBD.
Pain from inflammation can and will likely affect all adults at some point in their lives. But there can be serious side effects to using traditional anti-inflammatories like ibuprofen. Could cannabis provide an safer alternative?
Research on the effects of cannabis led directly to the discovery of a major biochemical signaling system in the human body – the endocannabinoid system – which plays a pivotal role in regulating a wide range of physiological processes. Here are ten strategies that scientists are currently pursuing in an effort to harness the healing potential of the endocannabinoid system.
Project CBD responds to the Food and Drug Administration’s call for statements on the use of CBD.
Nausea is a feeling of sickness with an inclination to vomit. Nausea may be symptomatic of many conditions, including infection, food poisoning, motion sickness, overeating, blocked intestine, illness, concussion or brain injury, appendicitis, and migraines. They can also be a reaction to medications.
Digestive and bowel disorders include colitis, Crohn’s disease, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and may cause pain, nausea, vomiting, bloating, constipation, diarrhea, or fatigue.
THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO CBD
By the Editors of Reader’s Digest & Project CBD: Everything You Need to Know About What It Helps, Where to Buy It, and How to Take It.