Treating Crohn's Disease & Diabetes with Cannabis | cannabisMD

Treating Crohn’s Disease & Diabetes with Cannabis

Crohn's Disease & Diabetes with Cannabis

In this video people suffering from both Crohn’s disease and diabetes talk about how cannabis has helped them deal with the symptoms of their illness. Crohn’s is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), common symptoms include:

  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Fatigue
  • Abdominal pain and cramping
  • Reduced appetite and weight loss

Cannabis has been shown to be one of the most effective treatments for these symptoms. More and more Crohn’s sufferers are turning to Cannabis over pharmaceutical drugs such as painkillers. This is due to the risk of opioid addiction and other dangers associated with painkillers. Also, Cannabis helps with difficulty in getting to sleep. With the pain that Crohn’s can cause sufferers have both problems with getting to sleep and staying asleep. Cannabis alleviates those.

Diabetes is another illness that people have found great relief from through Cannabis. CBD oil has become a very popular treatment for the condition helping with everything from pain relief to helping with restless leg syndrome (RLS). By bolstering our endocannabinoid system CBD has allowed people with Diabetes to get both their blood sugar level and weight under control. For so long Crohn’s and Diabetes have been seen as very difficult to treat so it is great to hear people finding relief.

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