Digestive / Gastrointestinal Disorders

Delta 9 Medical Consulting -  - Integrative Medicine Doctor

Delta 9 Medical Consulting

Integrative Medicine Doctor & Anesthesiologist located in Methuen, MA & Malden, MA

Digestive / Gastrointestinal Disorders
Medical marijuana has been successfully used by some as a medical method to treat the symptoms of digestive and gastrointestinal disorders. For those in Methuen and Malden, MA, Delta 9 Medical Consulting provides information about cannabis that may help your medical condition and it is your decision as an adult to become certified by the State of MA should you wish to use cannabis for your condition.

Digestive / Gastrointestinal Disorders Q & A

What is a gastrointestinal disorder?

Gastrointestinal problems occur when taking in food becomes difficult and results in inadequate absorption of nutrients, elimination problems (constipation, diarrhea, irritable bowel) and/or cancer developing anywhere along the GI tract. Nausea and vomiting can occur as a result of a variety of conditions.

What are the most common forms of gastrointestinal disorders?

Some of the most common forms of digestive or gastrointestinal disorders include:

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) - a common disorder of the intestines that leads to stomach pain, gassiness, bloating, constipation, diarrhea or both.
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) - refers to both Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease. The most common symptoms of Crohn’s Disease are pain in the abdomen, diarrhea, and weight loss. The symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis include diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and rectal bleeding.

What medical cannabis treatments are used for digestive or gastrointestinal disorders?

Patients report that cannabis relieves severe pain, inflammation, nausea, vomiting, and increases appetite and satiety in cancer-related anorexia and cachexia or wasting syndrome and in conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and Crohn's Disease.  For more information -

 

Delta 9 Medical Consulting cannot recommend cannabis as a prescription drug – this would be against state and federal law at the present time. The goal at Delta 9 Medical Consulting is to provide information about cannabis, or other therapies that may help your medical condition and allow patients to make an informed decision to become certified by the State of MA, should they wish to use cannabis for treatment.

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