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Living With Crohn’s Disease

Whether you’ve been battling Crohn’s disease since your 20s or are newly diagnosed in your 60s, there are times when living with this chronic inflammation of the digestive tract may seem overwhelming. Confused as to whether you should tough it out or call your doctor? Gastroenterologist Jean-Paul Achkar, MD,offers some …

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Traditional Food Diet and Crohn’s Disease

What is the best diet for people with Crohn’s disease? Should you be gluten free? Paleo? Vegan? Raw? Should you follow an autoimmune protocol? Or maybe you should be on the trademarked “Specific Carbohydrate Diet“? What about FODMAPs? I’ve tried pretty much all of these diets (and then some) and …

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Cured from Crohn’s

fter being diagnosed with Crohn’s disease in 2006, Ari Meisel reached a low point in the hospital that forced him to reconsider his treatment. He had tried numerous medications, his weakness affected his daily life, and it seemed like he might never find relief from this “incurable” disease. Ari then …

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Marijuana treats Crohn’s Disease, researchers conclude

Pot treats the painful, widespread Inflammatory Bowel Disease known as Crohn’s Disease, researchers say, and bigger studies need to be done to see just how useful marijuana is. The journal Pharmacology published a new paper titled ‘Cannabis Finds Its Way into Treatment of Crohn’s Disease’ wherein researchers state that, “in …

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5 fundamental facts about Crohn’s disease

Laura Splain was 22 when she felt the first, painful flare of Crohn’s disease. It was 1993, soon after the birth of her first daughter. Since then, she has had two surgeries, multiple ER visits, intestinal blockages, job losses, and a violent allergic reaction to a medication meant to help. …

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Aspiring Model With Crohn's Disease Isn't Afraid To Show Colostomy Bags In Bikini Photos

When Bethany Townsend finally grew sick and tired of hiding her colostomy bags, she posed for a photo in a sleek black bikini and shared the image on Facebook, not expecting much fanfare. More than 195,000 likes and hundreds of votes of confidence later, the 23-year-old has shed any insecurities …

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EXPERIENCE WITH CROHN’S DISEASE

i’ve been wanting to find a way to share my experience with crohn’s disease but a blog post isn’t enough. and this is so important that i don’t want it to disappear into the archives either. so here we go, a page dedicated just to this. it’s a very personal …

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6 Best Natural Cures For Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s disease is a painful disorder of the intestinal tract. It is a form of inflammatory bowel disease that can affect any part of the digestive tract, especially, the large intestine and the end part of the small intestine. It causes inflammation of the deeper tissues in the intestinal wall. Abdominal …

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