Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that may affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract. Signs and symptoms often include abdominal pain, diarrhea (which may be bloody if inflammation is severe), fever, and weight loss. Other complications may occur outside the gastrointestinal tract and include skin rashes, arthritis, and tiredness.
Cannabis not only can in some cases cure inflammation in the intestines, but also can help ease the symptoms. Attempting to gain weight is one the main problems that comes with Crohn’s disease. Weight loss happens due to a lack of appetite, nausea, or intense abdominal pain. Cannabis however can be a natural and herbal remedy for these symptoms.
Studies and evidence show that the molecule, endocannabinoids, which is found in cannabis plants plays a significant role in limiting intestinal inflammation. The research also shows that people who had bowel problems, such as Crohns’s have higher levels of cannabinoid receptors. This means that cannabis can trigger the receptors in the body that are needed to cure or alleviate Crohn’s Disease and ensuing symptoms.
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