The results of a current study demonstrate that patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) who have a background of cannabis utilize spent significantly less time at the hospital also had reduced inpatient healthcare usage and related costs. A report about the study,”Association between cannabis use and health care usage in patients with irritable bowel syndrome: A retrospective cohort analysis,” was published a month in the journal Cereus.
Hospital of Cook County in Chicago examined hospitalization data from over 9,000 patients within a four-year period who had a primary discharge diagnosis of IBS. Cannabis consumers and non-users were compared for various clinical results. Continue reading “Cannabis Helps IBS Patients Spend Less Time in Hospital”