Category «crochn’s disease»

10 diseases where medical marijuana could have impact

Dr. Sue Sisley noticed an unexpected trend among her patients. The psychiatrist works with veterans who struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder, also known as PTSD. Many don’t like how they feel on all the meds they take to manage their anxiety, sleeplessness, depression and the flashbacks Alzheimer’s. “There’s just a few medications on the market that work, and even …

New Genetic Discovery May Explain Why Some People With Crohn’s Disease Suffer More

CHRIS SO VIA GETTY IMAGESSome patients with Crohn’s will need an external ostomy bag (shown above) after surgery to remove damaged portions of the digestive tract. More than half a million people in the U.S. suffer from Crohn’s disease, according to recent estimates, but their experiences with the chronic illness can diverge dramatically ― and new …