About Crohn’s Disease: Its Diagnosis And Treatment

Crohn’s Disease is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in which areas of the intestinal tract become inflamed causing sloughing and, in some instances, ulcers. While many other IBDs cause inflammation of the intestinal lining, Crohn’s affects all layers of the intestine, not just the surface.

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Symptoms And Treatments For Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s Disease causes severe inflammation of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. It most often affects the small intestine, but can strike any area of the GI tract, from the mouth to the anus. In addition to the pain caused by inflammation, it can cause diarrhea, stomach ulcers, malnutrition and other complications like anemia.

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Tips on Optimising your diet to manage diverticulitis and relieve symptoms

As mentioned in the previous chapter, adopting a diet low in fiber during the onset and duration of diverticulitis will aid in managing and alleviating any symptoms that may occur. The following tips may be useful in decreasing fiber in the diet: 1) Consume white breads and cereals: During the process of refinement, foods tend…

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