IBD and Medical Marijuana in Ohio
Patients diagnosed with IBD in Ohio can now find relief with medical marijuana. Inflammatory Bowel Disease or IBD is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects 1.3 million Americans each year. IBD affects patients by inflaming their gastrointestinal tract. Those with IBD face many negative symptoms such as abdominal pain, nausea, and changes in appetite. There are two types of IBD, Chrons Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Medical marijuana is here to help patients with IBD to find the relief they deserve to live a better quality of life.
How Does Medical Marijuana Help Treat IBD?
Ohio patients can find relief from many of the symptoms they face from IBD. Symptoms of nausea, changes in appetite, and abdominal pain can all be minimized with the use of medical marijuana. IBD affects each patient differently. The location of the pain is what really determines the types of symptoms those with IBD, Chrons Disease, and Ulcerative Colitis experience. Besides nausea, changes in appetite, and chronic pain many patients also experience the following:
- Rectal bleeding
- Weight loss
There are several gastrointestinal benefits of medical marijuana that patients suffering from IBD can benefit from such as relaxation of the esophageal sphincter, lessened pain, and a decrease in gastric motility and secretions, as well as bowel motility and secretions. CBD is also a great option for those suffering from IBD, as it is a known anti-inflammatory. Ohio patients can find CBD, THC, and mixed ratio options for treating their qualifying condition at Ohio dispensaries. Medical marijuana can help patients dealing with IBD on a regular basis, manage their symptoms with various product options.
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