Category «crochn’s disease»

New Genetic Discovery May Explain Why Some People With Crohn’s Disease Suffer More

CHRIS SO VIA GETTY IMAGESSome patients with Crohn’s will need an external ostomy bag (shown above) after surgery to remove damaged portions of the digestive tract. More than half a million people in the U.S. suffer from Crohn’s disease, according to recent estimates, but their experiences with the chronic illness can diverge dramatically ― and new …

What to eat if you have Crohn’s disease or colitis

      If you have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), current wisdom may seem to conflict with healthy eating, as it suggests that you hold back on spices and think twice before eating fresh fruit and vegetables. Nevertheless, research indicates that doing this may help reduce the pain associated with IBD. Characterised by persistent inflammation …