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Crohn's and Colitis For Dummies

Published: May 28, 2013

Overview

Get relief from your inflammatory bowel disease symptoms Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are diseases that disrupt your body’s ability to digest food, absorb nutrition, and eliminate waste in a healthy manner. Crohn’s And Colitis For Dummies is the ultimate reference to these common forms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including tips on how to recognize and control the symptoms, so you can get your life back. Get ideas for keeping disease in check through diet and lifestyle changes, learn about the various medical and surgical treatment options, and discover healthier living with this friendly Dummies guide. This updated edition covers the latest research on IBD and new therapies that are helping today’s Crohn’s and colitis patients. You’ll also find resources that will help and offer hope as you navigate your diagnosis.
  • Learn about the different forms of inflammatory bowel disease
  • Ask the right questions at the doctor’s office
  • Make simple changes that will improve your symptoms
  • Know that there’s hope and that you are not alone
This book is perfect for anyone who has been recently diagnosed with Crohn’s or colitis, and for those who suspect they may have an IBD. If you’re a caregiver or family member of an IBD sufferer, you’ll also love the easy-to-understand information inside.
Get relief from your inflammatory bowel disease symptoms Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are diseases that disrupt your body’s ability to digest food, absorb nutrition, and eliminate waste in a healthy manner. Crohn’s And Colitis For Dummies is the ultimate reference to these common forms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including tips on how to recognize and control the symptoms, so you can get your life back. Get ideas for keeping disease in check through diet and lifestyle changes, learn about the various medical and surgical treatment options, and discover healthier living with this friendly Dummies guide. This updated edition covers the latest research on
IBD and new therapies that are helping today’s Crohn’s and colitis patients. You’ll also find resources that will help and offer hope as you navigate your diagnosis.
  • Learn about the different forms of inflammatory bowel disease
  • Ask the right questions at the doctor’s office
  • Make simple changes that will improve your symptoms
  • Know that there’s hope and that you are not alone
This book is perfect for anyone who has been recently diagnosed with Crohn’s or colitis, and for those who suspect they may have an IBD. If you’re a caregiver or family member of an IBD sufferer, you’ll also love the easy-to-understand information inside.
Crohn’s and Colitis For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are the two major types of inflammatory bowel disease. They’re part of a group of disorders in which the small and large intestines become inflamed. The exact cause is a mystery, but scientists have discovered some clues as to what may cause Crohn’s and colitis. The symptoms of the diseases can vary in each individual, but some symptoms are more common than others. The good news is, you can take steps to reduce your symptoms and keep them from interfering with your life.

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