Immunosuppressive drugs are used for very active inflammatory bowel disease that does not respond to standard treatment. These drugs suppress the immune system and its inflammatory response, which is the cause of Chrohn's disease. These drugs are used for long-term therapy and may help maintain remission. They can also help heal fistulas and intestinal ulcers caused by the disease.
If you are a regular reader of my Shareposts then you know that I have spent a lot of time figuring out what I can and can't eat to keep my Ulcerative Colitis symptoms at bay. That said, what I can eat and what a nutritionist would tell me is "healthy" for me to eat tend to be on different levels. Yes, I know that the food pyramid tells me to eat…