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Our Stories

Building a digital assist...

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Joined October 2018

Hi everybody. Hope all is well. This is my coming out if you will. For years I have been silent about living with Cro... read more

Mood swings

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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

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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

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scoped today
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Joined Oct 23, 2018

hi....my 15 year old son had an endoscopy and colonoscopy today....they strongly believe he has crohn's disease....his insides look horrific.....t....

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Boyfriend newly diagnosed...
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Joined Oct 23, 2018

Hi guys. I would appreciate any help I can get right now. Me and my boyfriend have been together a year, he is 23 and was previously so fit, active....

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Crohn's Disease - Still a...
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Joined Oct 23, 2018

Hi!  I have been struggling with fatigue, weight loss, and diarrhea for the past several years.  After going to my doctor for 3 years trying....

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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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