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Crohns Disease Emergency Guide

Crohns Disease Emergency Guide

Crohns Disease Emergency Guide, Anyone who has Crohn’s disease will know that a flare-up can often come out of the blue. It can occur anywhere along the GI tract from the mouth to the anus and causes additional symptoms like joint pain and chronic fatigue. Trying to limit the severity and length of a flare-up is imperative, as well as trying to find a way to prevent them from happening in the first place.

Causes of Flare-Ups
According to healthline.com, some of the causes of Crohn’s disease reactivation could be smoking, stress, other illnesses, nonsteroid anti-inflammatory drugs, changes in Crohn’s medication, and antibiotics. Some patients find that certain foods trigger their Crohn’s disease, particularly gluten and dairy.

 

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Inflammatory Marker Genome

New Inflammatory Marker Genome

New links between the human genome and inflammation tracers have been found by researchers in Finland. In a study of over ten million DNA variations, new possibilities for treatment of diseases such as multiple sclerosis, Crohn’s disease and celiac disease were uncovered.

Researchers at the Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Turku, Finland noticed that the medicine daclizumab, previously used for treating organ rejection reactions, could possibly also be used in the treatment of multiple sclerosis and Crohn’s disease.

In addition, an increase in the activity of MIP1b-cytokine could also serve as a method of treatment against celiac disease and Behcet’s disease. Further clinical studies are required to confirm the observations.

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You Dont Look Sick

You Dont Look Sick

Woman With Crohns Strikes Back At People Saying You Dont Look Sick.

We all have a separate side we show to the world that may look very different than what we are feeling on the inside.

Everyone is fighting their own invisible battles, and to assume that everyone’s photos, makeup, and personality reflect what their entire life is like would be wrong.

The Internet has made it possible for people to peer into each other’s lives through photos and statuses, but, usually, that is just a sliver of their complicated, multifaceted world.

Unfortunately, some people who saw the online life of Mary Horsley — a blogger, veteran, and person living with Crohn’s disease — thought that she didn’t fit their idea of someone living with an illness, and chided her for “not looking sick.”

In response to the comments, Horsley decided to create an online post to talk about what it is like living with an invisible disease like Crohn’s.

Her words are an important reminder for us to respect those who are battling illnesses, like this girl living with type 1 diabetes, as well as people with depression or other disorders that are unseen from an outside perspective.

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