All posts tagged: Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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I suppose I should preface any of my posts by making it clear that there is a lot of information out there on Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) in general. There are books and websites that focus on areas ranging from what to expect when you’re newly diagnosed to different diets that are recommended to treat the symptoms.  This is not one of those, though I may post information about these subjects from time to time.  By no means am I attempting to discourage you from reading any of this information, as I firmly believe that informed decisions are a hell of a lot better than uninformed ones.  I would strongly advise anyone with IBD to read as much and as often about the disease, research and treatments as you can.  Read the monotonous stuff about medical trials.  Read the studies on the effects varied diets have had on the symptoms.  Read about alternative therapies, such as acupuncture, massage therapy, medicinal marijuana and chiropractic care.  Find good doctors that you trust …