This mechanism has potential to be therapeutically exploited."

People who live with inflammatory bowel disease deal with a lot of physical discomfort, and for some reason cannabis seems to give them relief.

IBD, which includes conditions like ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, is an autoimmune disease, meaning that it involves the body’s immune system mistakenly attacking part of the body — in this case, the lining of the intestines.

Patients who use marijuana have reported that it helps with pain and discomfort, and a few studies support this claim. But for a long time, doctors didn’t really understand what was going on.

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Peter Hess ~ Inverse.com ~

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