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Our Stories

Mood swings

Author Image Zapotok
Joined October 2018

My sweet innocent boy was recently diagnosed with severe chrohns and ulcerative colitis. We spent the majority of the su... read more

My Crohns Journey

Author Image Caroline
Joined October 2018

I was diagnosed with Crohns Disease in my early 20s. I have lived with it for 10+ years. It took 2 years just to get a d... read more

My story of ulcerrative c...

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Joined October 2018

Hi, My name is Govind Madhav, from Delhi, India. I am 36 years old. I am an Electrical Engineer working in a power distr... read more

Community Forum

My solution to my UC Prob...
Author Image JAMESMADISON
Joined Mar 28, 2018

Hello Everyone. This is just a check to see if anyone has stopped using the Microwave, and is getting the medical improvements that I have experienced....

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Surprise Crohn's Diagnosi...
Author Image nazzy
Joined Oct 22, 2018

Hi, I was diagnosed with Crohn’s a couple of days ago. I’ve been prescribed Budesonide but I’m hesitant to take it having read the s....

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Just diagnosed - Budesoni...
Author Image nazzy
Joined Oct 22, 2018

Hi guys, I was diagnosed with Crohns a couple of days ago. My Doctor has prescribed me Budesonide, which I am reluctant to take having read the side e....

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Expert Q&A

Diet & Lifestyle

Q. My daughter was diagnosed with UC in December 2017. She is currently taking Apriso and ProctoFoam. Her symptoms have decreased at times, but not always and she is currently experiencing diarrhea, abdominal pain, and fatigue. I have heard from some people mention Tumeric for fighting inflammation throughout the body. What are your thoughts on Turmeric for UC patients?

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Diet & Lifestyle

Q. I have Crohn's disease and have read about the benefits of drinking celery juice first thing in the morning on an empty stomach. Do you recommend trying it? Also can juicing fruits and veggies (as opposed to eating them) be a good way to get the nutrients they provide?

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Diet & Lifestyle

Q. I’m trying to learn more out about diet for my Crohn’s Disease. I know it says to stay away from sugars but are there any sugars allowed? Like regular sugar just not processed?

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