Study: Cannabis Holds Promise as a Treatment for Digestive Disorders

Cannabis holds promise as a safe andANatomy of human digestive system effective treatment for digestive disorders, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology, and published online by the National Institute of Health.

According to researchers; “It is increasingly clear that the endocannabinoid system plays a role in diverse biological pathways that affect gastrointestinal and hepatic physiology and pathology.”

They concluded that cannabis “appears to hold promise as a modifier of gastrointestinal symptoms”, and that; “As medical marijuana use continues to grow in the United States, physicians must take the lead in understanding the risks and benefits in order to provide accurate information to patients.”

The full study, which was conducted by researchers at the University of Colorado and at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical University in New Hampshire, can be found by clicking here.

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2 comments

    • Sandy on January 23, 2016 at 2:41 pm
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    I have Barrett’s esophagus and was wondering if it would work for me?

    • Anonymous on November 14, 2014 at 12:46 pm
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    The govermen has put a hold on all research on. Marajuna research because of big pharm trying to stop it because rhey know it works and they will loose billuons if they let that hapoen but they xan make billuons if the do the research

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