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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Commonly used antibiotics in this group are ampicillin, cefazolin, gentamicin,
tobramycin, ciprofloxacin, and metronidazole. Numerous other broadspectrum
antibiotics are less commonly used, mainly because they are more expensive, ...
Metronic azole and Aleone It was previously thought that anyone on
metronidazole should avoid alcohol totally, but further experience has shown that
not everyone reacts to this combination. If you wish to drink, experiment first with
very small ...
Some people who drink alcohol while on metronidazole become quite ill.
Symptoms include extreme flushing of the face, shortness of breath, severe
headache, rapid and pounding heartbeat, nausea and vomiting, and,
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