Saturday , June 24 2017

Back Pain With Crohn’s Disease

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Crohn’s disease is sometimes referred to as IBD or inflammatory bowel disease. When suffering from this disorder, an individual will experience inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract or the digestive tract. Crohn’s can cause back pain. A portion of those suffering from Crohn’s also develop sacroiliitis and inflammation of lower back …

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Foods to Avoid During a Crohn’s Disease Flare-Up

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Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract, mostly affecting the ileum and the colon. The cause and medical cure for Crohn’s disease remains unknown. Symptoms include diarrhea, abdominal pain, poor appetite, weight loss, rectal bleeding, fever and skin problems. Goals of treatment include …

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Children with Crohn’s, Ulcerative Colitis Go into Remission on Special Diet in Study

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A Seattle Children’s Hospital gastroenterologist has documented that diet alone can help some pediatric patients with active Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis (UC) move into clinical remission. The results of the study, “Clinical and Fecal Microbial Changes with Diet Therapy in Active Inflammatory Bowel Disease” by Dr. David Suskind, were published in the Journal of Clinical …

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Experts May Have Finally Found The Cause Of Crohn’s Disease

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Great news for those with the notoriously hard to treat condition.   People with Crohn’s disease know the uncomfortable symptoms of the chronic condition all too well: diarrhea, abdominal pain, weight loss and fatigue, among others. But what doctors have not been able to tell the approximately 565,000 people in the …

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How to Lose Weight If You Have Crohn’s Disease

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Crohn’s disease causes chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. While many people experience weight loss as a symptom of the disease, Crohn’s produces different symptoms in different people. Because of the effect Crohn’s has on the digestive system, losing weight may be more difficult and more risky in those with …

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How to Eat an Inflammatory Bowel Disease Diet

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is a broad term used to diagnose chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. Its two most common forms are ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. IBD is generally much more acute and serious than Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), which affects the colon muscle’s ability to contract.[1] In …

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