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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... when they are going badly. Saying that IBD is a psychological illness suggests
that, because of the kind of person you are, you are in some way responsible for
the disease. This is likely to make you feel guilty, which can make you feel even ...
Complementary therapies that help you feel more relaxed, stronger, and more in
control of your life are helpful and safe. The name "alternative" is generally used
to describe treatments based on naturopathy, homeopathy, and related fields.
Everything You Need to Know Fredric G. Saibil. happening or you are not sure, it
is foolish to take chances. In this situation, seek prompt medical assistance. If you
feel it would be useful for the local doctor to speak to your gastroenterologist, ...
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