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Ibd Sufferers: You Can End the Struggle


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Ibd Sufferers: You Can End the Struggle

I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis eight years ago, and I was told that I would likely struggle with flare-ups for the rest of my life. I heard stories of other sufferers who had to eventually have their colons removed, and I became determined to not become part of this statistic. I was prescribed a daily medication that helps manage my condition, and although I don't like taking pills, I realize I need it to keep my colon healthy. I still experienced flares, so I began an elimination diet recommended by my doctor and found my "trigger" foods. I have now been flare-free for two years! I created this blog to help remind others with IBD that there is hope. You can end the constant struggle if you work with your doctor to try different methods of controlling your disease.

What You Can Do To Keep Your Brain As Healthy As Possible

Your brain is undoubtedly one of the most important parts of your entire body. It allows you to think, remember and perform a whole host of other activities on a regular basis in a split second. Because the actions can become so automatic, it can be easy to forget about just how vital your brain is to your everyday life. If you suffer a brain injury the tasks that currently seem so easy can become arduous or even impossible. Read More 

How To Get Relief From Constant Backaches

If you are suffering from constant backaches, your entire life might be affected in a negative way. From finding the source of the pain to getting help from a chiropractor, here are some ideas that might get you some relief. Make A Thorough Evaluation  If you don't know what's causing the pain, consider the following. Are backaches something that family members have a lot? Perhaps you have simply strained it or you have overused your back while exercising or doing other strenuous physical activity. Read More 

Signs That You May Have An Osteoporotic Spine Fracture

It is important to make sure that you are getting to the doctor as soon as you are experiencing symptoms of an osteoporotic spine fracture. Of course, if you are not fully aware of what the signs of this fracture include, you might not know the urgency of the problem. To help make sure that you are fully aware of the signs, you will want to take a little time to review the following points: Read More 

Dust Mites: Are These Pests Behind Your Unexplained Allergy Symptoms?

If you sneeze, cough, or experience other unexplained symptoms, you might have allergies to dust mites. Although you can't see, feel, or touch the pests, they can wreak havoc on your immune system. The pests lurk in the things you use or need each day, including your home's fabrics. Here are things to know about the dust mites in your home. What Should You Know About Dust Mites? As long as the environment in your home is warm and moist, you'll find dust mites. Read More 

Coping With A Child’s Congenital Heart Defect

If your child was born with a congenital heart defect, you might have been surprised and saddened to get the news. However, many children with a heart problem go on to grow into adults with happy productive lives. To better cope with your child's heart defect, you'll want to use these tips, and any others that you receive from the childrens cardiologist. Avoid the Blame Game It may take you some time to grapple with the fact that your child has a problem with their heart. Read More