Crohn's Disease & Ulcerative Colitis: Everything You Need to Know
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) includes two chronic conditions, Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. It has remained for too long the secret illness no one wants to admit to having, let alone discuss. One percent of North Americans have IBD, yet its cause is unknown, and there is no known cure.
Fred Saibil, a renowned expert on IBD, provides concise, critical and practical information on the common symptoms and side effects. He describes the normal gastrointestinal system and then explains what specifically goes wrong in those suffering from IBD.
Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis includes important information on:
The book also provides detailed tables, sidebars and diagrams, plus travel tips and other self-help strategies for coping with IBD.
For patients, their relatives and caregivers, Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis explains the plain facts about this terrible disease, which seriously affects the daily lives of so many.
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Itching In or Around the Anus Another complaint frequently associated with
hemorrhoids is an itch in the region of the anus. This usually occurs for one or
two reasons. The skin of the anal canal first becomes irritated because of
frequent wiping ...
Peri-anal Disease Strictly speaking, this term refers to disease around the anus.
But from a practical point of view it includes disease within the anal canal, as well
as around it. Hemorrhoids Any condition that causes diarrhea or constipation is ...
Anal Fissures Many people with hemorrhoids also develop anal fissures. An anal
fissure is a cut or tear in the skin of the anal canal. This skin is extremely sensitive
, so fissures can be quite painful, especially during a bowel movement and ...
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