- September 16, 2017
- Posted by: Melissa Albers
- Category: Articles
In case of interstitial cystitis (IC) there is a lot of tension in the pelvic area. This is, among other things, caused by the pain and cramps of the bladder and urethra. Releasing the tension in the pelvic area can help to decrease stress and cramps in the bladder and surrounded area’s, which can help to relief interstitial cystitis related symptoms.
The effectiveness of medical marijuana for interstitial cystitis pain is not proven yet. Next to that, the only way to effectively and efficiently tackle interstitial cystitis related pains and symptoms, is by working on the cause of interstitial cystitis, which is the chronic low-grade inflammation. Medical marijuana cannot cure the low-grade inflammation, so it is no permanent solution. Next to that, the administration of medical marijuana (E.g. by smoking it) has several unwanted and potential harmful side effects.