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Crohn's disease manifests during childhood and adolescence in approximately 25% of patients. The potential for growth impairment is a complication unique to the pediatric patient population with ...

rachieheather commented on Maryann Gromisch RN's post Growth Impairment in Children with Crohn's Disease

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I was recently at dinner with some friends. When the dishes had been cleared one of them pointed to a few spots on the table cloth in front of her and said, “Look at what a mess I made… you just ...

rachieheather commented on Dave Balch's post The Only One Is You

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Although traditional medicine often prescribes medication and surgery to relieve chronic lower back pain, many lesser-known options are less expensive and safer, especially for those of us ...

rachieheather commented on Danette Pelletier's post Inexpensive Ways to Relieve Chronic Lower Back Pain without Medication, Part One

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When it comes to any digestive disorder, whether it is Colitis, Crohn’s, IBS or a combination of the three – often we don’t notice the warning signs. Often our stomachs “act up” when we are ...

Five Stomach Warning Signs That You Should See a Doctor

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We all know how stressful our lives can be. To lead a healthier, less anxious existence, it's important for all of us to do what we can in our daily lives to help cope with these overwhelming ...

rachieheather commented on Susan Watiker's post A Valuable Tool To Help You Head Off Stress

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As a Crohn’s patient, learning to live with certain digestive sensitivity is all part of the game. However, over the past ten years I have found some good tips and tricks that have helped my wee ...

rachieheather commented on rachieheather's post Tips and Tricks for a calmer and healthier stomach

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As a Crohn’s patient, learning to live with certain digestive sensitivity is all part of the game. However, over the past ten years I have found some good tips and tricks that have helped my wee ...

Tips and Tricks for a calmer and healthier stomach

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What is Detoxification? Maximizing the stimulation of your body's natural methods of detoxification. This includes supporting your main organs of detoxification which include your liver, ...

rachieheather commented on Jennifer Lyall's post Spring Cleaning Your Body

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At first I would think that the most embarrassing part of a colonoscopy would be telling a new boyfriend or a new date why I must go into hermit mode for a few days. “Ummm, well I have to ...

rachieheather commented on rachieheather's post A Day in the life of a colonoscopy – also known as, “Excuse me you are going to put that where”???

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A journey from sickness to health usually involves obstacles, pain and emotional trauma. What they don’t tell you is that it never is over. The health may come back but you are forever changed. ...

rachieheather commented on rachieheather's post Introduction to a life with Crohn's

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At first I would think that the most embarrassing part of a colonoscopy would be telling a new boyfriend or a new date why I must go into hermit mode for a few days. “Ummm, well I have to ...

A Day in the life of a colonoscopy – also known as, “Excuse me you are going to put that where”???

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A journey from sickness to health usually involves obstacles, pain and emotional trauma. What they don’t tell you is that it never is over. The health may come back but you are forever changed. ...

Introduction to a life with Crohn's