A type of inflammatory bowel disease that particularly affects the large intestine. While Crohn’s disease is not life-threatening, it is particularly painful and uncomfortable for patients. Unfortunately, Crohn’s disease has been associated with several potentially serious and even life-threatening complications. It is important that Crohn’s patients follow up regularly with their primary care doctor and monitor their health for the development of potentially dangerous conditions.
Due to its anti-inflammatory properties, medical marijuana has been proven to help alleviate Crohn’s symptoms.