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Our Stories

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

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

Quality of Life

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Joined September 2018

I was diagnosed with Crohns disease in 2013. Prior to my diagnosis, I suffered from Diverticulitis and had colon re-sect... read more

Community Forum

Just diagnosed - Budesoni...
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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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CB-1 WEIGHT GAIN??
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Joined Oct 22, 2018

Hello warriors!! I am looking for information on the CB-1 weight gainer?  Can anybody advise on this supplement? Kindest Regards 

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Severe weight loss and UC
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Joined Oct 22, 2018

Hello! I was wondering if anybody has any tips for gaining weight with UC? I am 22 years old, 5 foot 4 inches and currently weigh 97lbs. I have los....

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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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