Diarrhea can turn from something purely uncomfortable to something life threatening if you are coping with the side effects of a new medication, or food that just wasn’t right, or even irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
To say that diarrhea is not common would be an understatement because as many as 500 million episodes of diarrhea are documented for adults all over the world. CBD can help lessen those numbers considerably…
Why Do You Get Diarrhea?
It is the four or more instances of loose bowel movement in a single day or longer. But diarrhea in itself is not a disease, but is the symptom of other health issues that includes:
- Infections by bacteria and parasites such as salmonella and E.coli
- Cancer of the bowel or colon
- Inflammatory bowel diseases likes Crohn’s disease which cause irritation of the bowel and its inflammation
Diarrhea is bought forward by:
- Sensitivity towards certain type of foods like diary or spicy food
- Unclean food, or that which is obtained from contaminated sources
- Reaction to a antibiotic or medication
- Hormone changes during menstruation and menopause
- Anxiety of fear can cause diarrhea
How Do People Generally Treat Diarrhea?
It depends on the extent. It can be resolved by simple over-the-counter medication like Pedialyte to ORS or even intravenously replace the electrolytes and the fluids lost requiring hospitalization.
CBD Jumping Into The Action
CBD or cannabidiol can be obtained from either cannabis or industrial hemp plant. It is a strong pain reliever but an even better medication to control inflammation which is something common during a spell of extreme diarrhea.
The way the CBD works is by interacting with specific sites or neuron receptors in the body to produce these desirable effects. Since CBD has a wide range of effects on the nervous system and the brain, it does amazing in relieving the problems that come up with diarrhea.
If you are suffering from IBS then CBD can reduce anxiety and support the healthy connection between the brain and the gut.
CBD benefits as mentioned earlier is anti-inflammatory and does a great job when it comes to controlling the rampant inflammation in the bowel for patients with Crohn’s disease and even ulcerative colitis.
The overall result of using CBD is the improvement in bowel motility and to help relax the muscles in the lining of the gut to contract and relax easily.
So the next time you are having the runs, make sure to include CBD in your diet and see it work its magic!