Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory bowel condition that affects the gastrointestinal tract, which can cause symptoms ranging from mild to severe. It is a type of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) that can affect any part of the digestive system. This lifelong condition requires continuous management and can significantly impact a person's quality of life.
The exact cause of Crohn's disease is unknown, but it is thought to involve a combination of genetic, environmental, and immune system factors
It is not contagious and cannot be spread from person to person
Abdominal pain and cramping
Diarrhea, often with blood or mucus
Fatigue and weakness
Unintended weight loss
Perianal disease, such as fissures or abscesses
Eat smaller, more frequent meals to reduce stress on the digestive system
Identify and avoid trigger foods that may worsen symptoms
Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water, as diarrhea can lead to dehydration
Use over-the-counter anti-diarrhea medications, as directed by a healthcare professional
Manage stress and practice relaxation techniques, such as meditation or deep breathing exercises
Get regular exercise but avoid high-impact activities that may worsen symptoms
Massage or apply star Magnets and seeds on the highlighted area (see pic). You can also use sticker Moxa Therapy.
(Rajshree Vora is an obesity consultant, dietitian and nutritionist, Sujok therapist, counsellor, and yoga therapist. You can write to her at email@example.com)