crohns disease

Broccoli and Crohns Disease

What do broccoli, plantains, and Crohn’s disease have in common?

A new study suggests there could be an important and beneficial relationship between them.

Crohn's Disease
crohns disease is an inflammatory condition of the digestive tract that most commonly affects the lower small intestine.

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Vitamin D Good for Crohns Disease

A new study by Montreal researchers, published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, suggests that Vitamin D might also prevent and fight Crohn's disease,

John White, an endocrinologist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center says that their data suggests for the first time that Vitamin D deficiency can contribute to Crohn's disease.
White noted that people who live in northern climates, where there is less sunshine that is essential for the production of Vitamin D by the human body, are especially vulnerable to Crohn's disease.

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Crohns and Diet

You have had Crohn's Disease for awhile or you have just been diagnosed. Perhaps it is time to look at your diet and see how this can affect your health. It can be very overwhelming. You have to learn about a new way of eating and you may not have any experience doing this.

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Is it Crohns or Ulcerative Colitis?

In Lesli Paterson's blog she tells us that while both of these diseases may seem very similar on paper, there is a very subtle difference between Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s. She explains that the biggest difference between Ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease is the area of the body that it affects. In Crohns Disease, your entire intestinal tract can be affected but with ulcerative colitis it is only the large intestine that is affected.

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Crohns Disease Helped by Hypnotherapy

Crohn's disease is an inflammatory bowel disease. It affects about 2 to 7 in 100,000 people. The disease can be quite debilitating and sometimes life threatening when symptoms are not controlled. It causes the digestive tract to inflame and can cause severe abdominal pain, malnutrition, and diarrhea.

According to the Mayo Clinic, stress does not cause Crohn's disease, but it can cause symptoms to worsen or cause a flare up.

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Vitamins Help Crohns Disease

Sharon Dobson says that one of the best ways to maintain a healthy body and avoid malnutrition is to ensure adequate vitamin and crohns supplement treatment.

Many studies that have been conducted on Crohn's sufferers have found that the vast majority of those with crohn's are generally deficient in

vitamins A,
vitmain B,
vitamin C,
vitamin D and
vitamin E

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Philips Research iPill for Crohns Disease Drug delivery

Digestive tract disorders such as Crohn's disease, colitis and colon cancer are becoming increasingly common, particularly in the western world. Crohn’s disease and colitis can be treated with drugs, notably steroids, but many of these drugs have adverse and unpleasant side effects for patients when administered systemically as whole-body doses.

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