How Chilli Peppers and Marijuana can Calm an Inflamed Gut

Ulcerative colitis or colitis is the inflammation and ulceration of the rectum and the colon. Symptoms of colitis may include diarrhea, cramping pain, tiredness and fatigue, loss of appetite and anemia. New avenues for diabetes and colitis (inflammation in the gut) therapy could be opened up by chilli peppers and marijuana. Eating weed and spicy foods with chilli pepper were found to interact with the same receptor in our stomachs.

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