Joel Claycomb, PharmD, is a 2006 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. In addition to managing several community pharmacies over the last 12 years, he has spent time practicing pharmacy in New Zealand and Haiti. He currently works as a dispensary pharmacist in Western Pennsylvania.
Users report that cannabis aids in alleviating symptoms of cramping, abdominal pain, nausea, and poor appetite associated with IBD.
In a survey of 64 TS patients, 25% indicated they had used cannabis, with over 80% of those individuals indicating that it helped reduce tics.
CHS typically affects long term consumers of cannabis more so than casual users. It's a condition characterized by chronic cannabis use, cyclic episodes of nausea and vomiting, and excessive bathing as a form of relief.