If you're like me, and you have Crohn's / UC, there's a good chance that your diet could use some improvement. We've all seen articles and books about how important it is to eat right. A.) What should we be puttting in our bodies? What foods are good; what foods are bad? Like many, I … Continue reading Making Dietary Changes: Small Steps Can Lead to Great Change
Becoming Familiar With All Your Medications: Making a Med List
If you're like me and have a disease that frequently has you out of commission and in the doctor's office or, God forbid, the hospital, you will soon find that it pays off to become familiar with your medications. Make A Med List Making a medication list is easy to do, and your health care … Continue reading Becoming Familiar With All Your Medications: Making a Med List
Well-Known People Who Have/Have Had Crohn’s Disease
One day, boredom and curiosity lead me to search Google for, "well-known people with Crohn's disease". Below, you will find just a few names from that list.Source: Wikipedia. Did you know the following people have/have had Crohn's? Prince Albert (husband of Queen Victoria)Alfred the Great (King of the Anglo-Saxon's)Charles Darwin (English naturalist, biologist, and geologist)Lew … Continue reading Well-Known People Who Have/Have Had Crohn’s Disease
Managing Your Prescriptions Amid COVID-19
"With all the new things to distract us, one thing you don't want to neglect is managing your prescription medications..."
What Causes Digestive Disease
"Processed foods strain(s) the gut. The gut must work harder to extract nutrients from what is essentially skeletalized food. This undigested, processed food remains in the intestines, where it can ferment and cause serious bowel disorders."
Surgical History pt. I: A Brief Overview
Disclaimer: I have received no medical training; I am not a medical professional. The following is not medical advice. You should ALWAYS check with your physician before making any changes to your diet, lifestyle, or medications. If you feel you have a real medical emergency, you should seek immediate medical attention by calling your doctor … Continue reading Surgical History pt. I: A Brief Overview
‘The Benefits of Marijuana: Physical, Psychological & Spiritual’ by Joan Bello
This is one of the books I'd like to say is crucial to anyone who is thinking of trying cannabis medicinally to treat Crohn's / UC / inflammatory bowel disease symptoms. You hear a lot about CBD from other more recent books. This book was written in '96 and touches on a lot of things … Continue reading ‘The Benefits of Marijuana: Physical, Psychological & Spiritual’ by Joan Bello
Becoming Your Own Advocate Pt. I: Speaking Up for Yourself
With our healthcare system under such tremendous strain, it's more difficult now than ever...