Gluten-free products have hit the mainstream in the past year and I personally think there is a lot of confusion over what this means and who should be eating these foods and how much of them should be eaten.
First, we need to know what gluten is. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, spelt, semolina, durum, barley, rye and triticale.... Read more
After reading the side effects- I really do not want to take it unless it is my last choice. I feel like I have only been on 3 mesalimines since I was diagnosed and would like to explore other options... any thoughts?
I've had crohn's for about 8 years. Although I've tried everything from prescriptions to accupuncture, there's only one drug that kept me in remission for years now. I've even started a blog on it, if you're interested:
Stress really does effect the way our whole body feels. I noticed I get more spasms in my stomach when I stress to hard and over work myself. My joints have always been an issue with my crohns, it;s like everyday I feel like I'm coming down with something, flu like symptoms,fatique and general crohns ones. Sometimes I think the few times I do... Read more
I was diagnosed with Ulertive Colitus in 1999 and had been managing it well it by taking Asacol daily. I would have 2-3 very minor flares on average each year. When a flare started, I'd increase my Asacol dosage and the symptoms would subside, normally within two weeks. This Fall, my condition changed. Two events took place this year which I... Read more