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Has anybody tried medicinal marijuana for Crohn

Wed, April 25, 2018 9:05 PM

I have heard that marijuana may relieve some of the symptoms of Crohn's
Has anybody here had any experience with this?
Thank you.

FPO Galen
Joined Jul 13, 2017

Sat, July 14, 2018 2:43 PM

Reply posted for Ellen Bridgewat.

Thank you all. I will convince my wife to give it a try. Next week she will see the doctor.

FPO Galen
Joined Jul 13, 2017

Fri, July 13, 2018 5:13 PM

Reply posted for Galen.

Yes!  I have had Crohns for 45 years now.  I've had bowel resections, bled internally,  etc . . . . When I hit menopause,  however, I became very nauseous which is the one side effects I never experienced.   The side effects of pharmaceuticals left me with a migraine which made me throw up . . . . !

So I turned to Medical Marijuana.  It works like a charm.  Not only for nausea but it also helps me with gas and occassional pain.  You will need to learn about the differenent strains; Stativa and Indica, and understand THC percentages.  The dispensaries will usually have some one to help you through the process.  

Good luck!

FPO Ellen Catb
Joined Jul 15, 2018

Mon, May 21, 2018 4:09 PM

Reply posted for Galen.

Yes, it relieves pretty much all of my symptoms. It has been the only thing that has worked for me and it provides an almost immediate relief.

FPO radish
Joined Sep 18, 2010

Wed, May 16, 2018 4:53 PM

Reply posted for Galen.

Hi - I saw your post and I just wanted to share...we have so so many customers that suffer with Crohn's. Many seem to find relief with CBD products...vape and tinctures. It is a natural anti inflammatory so seems to help with no side effects. Much luck to you in your journey! 

FPO HolisticLife
Joined May 16, 2018

Tue, May 15, 2018 2:18 PM

Reply posted for Jerryfan82.

Thank you. Appreciated!

FPO Galen
Joined Jul 13, 2017

Mon, May 14, 2018 8:42 PM

Reply posted for Galen.

Hi there. I got my card a couple of months ago and have sound some relief with caramels that have a high cbd to thc ratio. I’ve also used some cbd oil and it helps a bit too. I think you need to experiment to see what works. The data suggests it should help people like us. Beware of high thc content if you want medicinal relief. My first try left me completely and unintentionally stoned for hours!

FPO Jerryfan82
Joined May 14, 2018

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