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crohns disease

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on 13 September 2012

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Proctocolectomy Ileostomy hi Try to eat less of wheat products from your diet.
This will not directly stop the disease but it will
ease symptoms of indigestion and bloating. Avoid stimulants like tobacco, caffeine and other drugs. You should excercise and have a lot of sleep • Eat ripe bananas, apples, curd, and pureed
vegetables since they help to maintain healthy
intestinal walls. You should have a diet with low fibre intake. A high fibre may irritate and inflame the intestinal walls • You should have small meals 5- 6 times a day then
2- 3 meals a day. This will reduce stress on your digestion system which will reduce bloating
and pain Always be relaxed never stress out as stress is scientifically proven to increase the symptoms of chrons disease How to prevent
Chron's disease? steroids anti-inflamation medicine antibiotics If medicine does not work people can have surgeory, such as: People who have the disease may be able to take medicine such as: Intestinal resection surgery Ileostomy surgery Proctocolectomy surgery- which includes cutting out the rectum Also if you follow the rules on how to prevent the disease you may cure the disease faster What's Chron's disease? Crohn’s disease is a disease that causes inflammation (swelling), and irritation of some parts of the digestive system.

The small intestines are commonly targeted by the disease. Small Intestines - Crohn's disease The small intestine is a key part of the digestive cycle, as it is where the majority of food digestion and the absorption of nutrients takes place. The process begins in your mouth, with the chewing of food to break it down and the addition of saliva to help the food travel down through your body. The small intestine is a key part of the digestive cycle, as it is where the majority of food digestion and the absorption of nutrients takes place. The Ileum absorbs the bile acids, which are sent back to the gallbladder to be used once again. The Ileum also absorbs vitamin B12 which is used to make more nerve and red blood cells. Reduce stress and bloatation on the digestive system by having small, frequent meals. It is better to eat 5-6 small meals in a day than 2-3 large meals. Avoid stimulants like tobacco and caffeine, exercise regularly and get sufficient sleep to maintain health. STOP being stressed because stress can worsen the symptoms of Crohn’s disease. Eliminate wheat and dairy products from your diet. This will prevent indigestion and bloating. You should have a low fibre diet because high fibre diets may irritate inflamed intestinal walls. Crohn’s disease is a disease that causes inflammation and irritation of any part of the digestive tract. The small intestines are most commonly affected by the disease How can crohns disease be prevented How does Crohns disease affect the small intestines? How do the small intestines work normally in the body In the 1st part of the small intestines the contents are mixed in enzymes from the pancreas and bile from the Gall Bladder which helps to break down the food even more. Then sent to the second part of the small intestines, the Jejunum. In the Jejunum the walls absorb all of the nutrients from the digested food that the body needs. The contents are finally moved into the third section, the Ileum. The broken down food is then sent to the rectum to be dispersed. When Crohns diseases first starts small ulcerations emerge on the surface of the bowels and the small intestines. The small intestines become narrow because of the disease and the contents (food) will not be able to pass. Without the small intestines working normally you'll get abdominal cramps, nausia and vomiting. Deep ulcers puncture holes in the walls of the intestines creating a tunnel to nearby organs resulting in the build up of pus. High fevers may occur. Over time the ulcers become deeper and larger and in some cases puncture the walls of the small intestines and bowels allowing bacteria to spread. By Adam and Jason These pictures are quite disgusting. If you want you may look away http://www.ccfa.org/what-are-crohns-and-colitis/what-is-crohns-disease http://www.medicinenet.com/crohns_disease/article.htm Bibliography Eat ripe bananas, apples, oats and pureed vegetables since they help to maintain and keep a healthy intestines. About 2/3 of people with crohns disease will need surgery at some point in there lives Intestinal resection surgery- the disease section of the intestines need to be cut out and the healthy ends need to be tied together Proctocolectomy surgery- which includes the rectum being cut out If medication fails they can undertake surgery such as anti- inflamatory tablets Steroids immune system suppressors antibiotics Medication and pills can treat and potentially cure Crohns disease. The medication that may help are: How Crohn's disease may be treated and potentially cured
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