Crohn’s Disease Blog

Microscopic Colitis & Magnesium Deficiency

Bowel disease, microscopic colitis is just one type of 65 conditions associated with a deficiency of magnesium. Magnesium deficiency slows down bowel peristalsis, causing constipation, which can lead to toxicity as well as symptoms of colitis, microscopic colitis, irritable bowel syndrome or IBS, diverticulitis, and Crohn’s disease. Dr. Carolyn...

Why You Should Be Taking Probiotics for Crohn’s Disease

Close to 800,000 people suffer from Crohn’s Disease in the United States. Each year the number of people diagnosed is increasing. Though there’s no cure for Crohn’s, there are ways to make it manageable and to tame flare-ups. Many treatment options exist, but one popular alternative is probiotics. What are...

Crohn’s Disease and Travel: The Top Traveling Tips for Those With Crohn’s Disease

Experts estimate that between 593,000 and 780,000 people in the United States currently suffer from Crohn’s disease. Are you part of this group? Do you have a big trip coming up in the near future? Traveling with Crohn’s disease can be tricky. Being in a new place, eating new food,...

Supplements

Supplements are recommend and used to enhance many things. The market is saturated with supplements claiming to provide positive effects in several areas including nutrition, body building, your overall health, and dieting. Athletes use supplements to make up for poor nutritional choices. They also use them to give their...