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Cannabis and CBD for Digestive Disorders

A digestive disorder is any health-related problem that occurs in the digestive tract. Cancer, irritable bowel syndrome, and lactose intolerance are some common problems. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and hiatal hernia.

What are Digestive Disorders?

Digestive disorders are disorders of the digestive tract, sometimes called the GI tract. Food and beverage are broken down into small parts indigestion (known as nutrients) which the body can consume and use as energy and cell building blocks. The digestive tract consists of the esophagus, uterus, large and small intestines, kidneys, pancreas, and gallbladder.

Symptoms of Digestive Disorders

Some symptoms usually suggest a digestive disorder, such as

  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Bleeding from the digestive tract
  • Regurgitation
  • Difficulty swallowing

More common symptoms, including abdominal pain, gas passage (flatulence), lose appetite, hiccups, and nausea (see also Chronic and chronic abdominal pain) may indicate digestive or another disease. Chest or back pain usually indicates a different type of illness, but sometimes induces a digestive problem.

How Cannabis Can Help Relieve the Symptoms of Digestive Disorders

Can IBS help with CBD? What about gastritis and IBD?

The short answer is yes, according to the researchers. CBD is a pure, plant-based medication with documented, beneficial effects from insomnia to epilepsy for people dealing with a variety of conditions.

To help people with digestive problems, CBD may be linked to the swelling of the stomach and stomach bloating has been shown to improve. These are also known to help with the symptom of Irritable Bowel.

CBD also helps with the strength of the heart. Good mobility is the GI tract’s intestinal stretching. Several physicians have mentioned that CBD oils and an anti-inflammatory diet can induce inflammation.

Cannabinoids become a magical natural medicine for thousands of patients because the FDA has approved and licensed hemp oil, physicians feel very comfortable prescribing this option. The endocannabinoid system plays a major role in our digestive and stomach area.

Medical cannabis treatment for Digestive Disorders

CBD has been known to reduce the spasticity of the intestines and stimulate the appetite. CBD will latch onto cannabinoid receptors to reduce intestinal motility. It activates them, too. This ease of cramping, swelling, gas and more. This also regulates the movements of the intestines. Crohn’s disease is a disease that causes intestinal swelling and chronic abdominal pain.

CBD has been effective in helping to reduce swelling and reduce the need for drugs for this disease. Crohn’s disease is one of the most frustrating and uncomfortable intestinal diseases and is difficult to manage without drugs of some kind.

CBD may be the help needed to manage this disease.

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Data Last Updated 03/16/2020