Crohn’s disease is not fully understood by doctors, but it is a type of inflammatory bowel disease that seems to be affected by the immune system. There are no cures for Crohn’s, and it typically goes through cycles of flares and remissions. When flares happen, most patients simply try to cope with the symptoms. Medical cannabis is one of the most effective solutions. Here are just three ways it helps Crohn’s patients.
By definition, Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory disease. Cannabis has long been proven to have anti-inflammatory properties. It is these properties that make it a good treatment for arthritis sufferers, as well as other conditions. A lot of problems and symptoms can be resolved simply by adding an anti-inflammatory. And unlike prescription anti-inflammatories, cannabis is all natural and has few if any side effects.