One of the biggest reasons that people all over the world are advocating the use of marijuana as a medicine is the simple fact that it works – without the fear of potential side effects that are worse than the symptoms. For many, marijuana is a safe alternative medicine for a debilitating condition – and thanks to one study we can add Crohn’s Disease to that list.
Crohn’s Disease is an inflammatory bowel disease – similar to IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) except the symptoms are much more severe. This disease causes the lining of the digestive track to become inflamed, which leads to abdominal pain, severe diarrhea, fatigue, weight loss, and even malnutrition.
This disease can be moderate – causing symptoms in occasional flare ups, or severe to the point of being unable to lead a normal, productive life. So far, there is no cure, however steroids and immunosuppressant drugs have