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Author Image jaimeahill
Joined Aug 9, 2018

Hope for the Suffering

15 years ago as a 27 year old single woman I was diagnosed with this awful thing called Crohn's. Don't you hate ... read more

Reaching Remission

Author Image elaurer
Joined Aug 4, 2018

I was 15 years old when I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease. In December 2015, I was sent to the ER for a CT scan.... read more

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Author Image theresaberthels
Joined Jan 16, 2016

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I was just diagnosed in 2014 at 62 years old, but I know I have had this disease a long time. As a matter of fact, I was... read more

Success through Diet

Author Image TheBotanist
Joined Jul 24, 2018

I began having symptoms of Crohn’s in 1992 and was diagnosed in 1994. I went through several medications and the c... read more

Not crazy ok maybe just...

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I have spent the last year chasing an unknown monster who finally revealed it's name about 3 weeks ago. I have Crohn... read more

Going Global with Crohns

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I was diagnosed with Crohns Disease in the beginning of my senior year of high school. I had symptoms about a year leadi... read more

Hate crohns disease

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I wake up every morning and think why me, I’m only 16 and I got  diagnose a year and a half now, I’m so... read more

Still ill

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My son was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis after a horrific car accident.  He also suffers with duodenal ulcers f... read more

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Author Image LeviDavis
Joined Jun 17, 2018

My tale of hardship and o...

Physical wellness: I was born in 2004 when i was also diagnosed, which is supposedly rare but i would not know because ... read more