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Crohn’s disease : Treatment

Treatment DIET AND NUTRITION No specific diet has been shown to improve or worsen the bowel inflammation in Crohn’s disease. However, eating a healthy amount of calories, vitamins, and protein is important to avoid malnutrition and weight loss. Specific food … Read more

Crohn’s disease : Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests

Symptoms & Signs Symptoms depend on what part of the gastrointestinal tract is affected. Symptoms range from mild to severe, and can come and go with periods of flare-ups. The main symptoms of Crohn’s disease are: Crampy abdominal (belly area) … Read more

Crohn’s disease : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

Crohn's disease : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

Alternate Names : Inflammatory bowel disease – Crohn’s disease, Regional enteritis, Ileitis, Granulomatous ileocolitis, IBD- Crohn’s disease Definition Crohn’s disease is a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It usually affects the intestines, but may occur anywhere from the mouth … Read more