Category «Crohn’s Diseases»

9 Healthy Foods for Ulcerative Colitis

The Right Diet to Ease Symptoms and Stay Healthy Looking for an ulcerative colitis diet that’s right for you? The key is to find foods that fuel your body with essential nutrients but don’t aggravate your digestive tract. “Food affects many people with ulcerative colitis, especially during flare-ups, but culprit foods can vary,” says Marc …

Crohns Disease 10 Best Home Remedies

According to the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, Crohn’s disease affects as many as 700,000 Americans, including both men and women. It can occur at any age, although it is more prevalent among people ages 15 to 35. A large number of cases have also been recorded among people ages 60 to 80. Crohn’s …

What Are The Extra-Intestinal Complications Of Crohn's Disease?

Some Crohn’s disease complications are not directly related to the inflammation in the small or large intestine, and are called “systemic” or “extra-intestinal” side effects. These complications can include arthritis, bone loss, delayed growth in children, eye disease, gallstones, skin rashes or lesions, and mouth ulcers. It’s not known why Crohn’s disease complications can occur …

Alternative and Complementary Treatments for Crohn's Disease

Many people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) search for complementary and alternative treatments to help ease their symptoms. As many as half of all people who have Crohn’s disease may turn to these types of treatments. Many of these remedies have not been researched, but a few complementary and alternative treatments for Crohn’s disease that …

Does Surgery Help Crohn's Disease? must read

Talk to just about anyone with Crohn’s disease and it’s likely that they have had surgery. Approximately half of Crohn’s disease patients will have surgery in the first 10 years after diagnosis. Resections to remove diseased tissue are common, and may be repeated as the disease recurs in different sections of the intestine. Crohn’s disease can cause …

Things You May Not Know About Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis, which is one of the two main forms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), is still not well understood. Researchers still don’t know exactly what causes ulcerative colitis or how to effectively prevent it. Even people who have been diagnosed with ulcerative colitis may not be aware of some of the quirks and inconsistencies …

6 Ways to Naturally Manage Ulcerative Colitis

Soothing Additions to Your Care Plan Is yoga the key to soothing ulcerative colitis? Will an herb provide relief? Natural remedies for ulcerative colitis may not be your primary treatment approach, but they can help you manage symptoms and reduce the frequency of flares. “Although the official cause of ulcerative colitis has evaded the medical …

Morbus Crohn: Flammendes Inferno

Bei schweren Verlaufsformen von Morbus Crohn sollten schon früh immunsuppressive Arzneistoffe zum Einsatz kommen. Das raten Gastroenterologen in ihrer aktualisierten Leitlinie. Bakterielle Mikrobiome spielen eine wichtigere Rolle als bislang vermutet. Morbus Crohn hat viele Gesichter, und jeder Patient zeigt ein anderes Krankheitsbild. Gibt es Hinweise auf schwere Verlaufsformen, sollten Ärzte schon früh eine immunsuppressive Therapie …

Morbus Crohn – Symptome & Diagnose

Morbus Crohn ist eine chronische Erkrankung, die in immer wiederkehrenden Schüben auftritt. Das bedeutet, Patienten durchlaufen Zeiten und Phasen, in denen die Beschwerden und Symptome der Krankheit gehäuft auftreten, aber auch solche, in denen sie völlig beschwerdefrei sind. Dabei gibt es Symptome, die nahezu jeder Morbus Crohn-Patient kennt, aber auch Symptome, die nicht bei allen auftreten. …

14 Everyday Habits Setting You Up For Big-Time Back Pain

Back pain sends more patients to doctors than any condition other than the common cold. In fact, it’s the fifth most common reason for hospitalizations and third most common cause of surgery. And 56% of people with lower-back aches say symptoms disrupt their daily routines, including sleep and sex (consider these 3 best sex positions …