Crohn's & colitis

Tauseef Ali

Book - 2022

"Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are diseases that disrupt your body's ability to digest food, absorb nutrition, and eliminate waste in a healthy manner. Crohn's And Colitis For Dummies is the ultimate reference to these common forms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including tips on how to recognize and control the symptoms, so you can get your life back. Get ideas for keeping disease in check through diet and lifestyle changes, learn about the various medical and... surgical treatment options, and discover healthier living with this friendly Dummies guide. This updated edition covers the latest research on IBD and new therapies that are helping today's Crohn's and colitis patients. You'll also find resources that will help and offer hope as you navigate your diagnosis."--

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Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc [2022]
2nd edition
Item Description
"Learning made easy"--Cover.
Previous edition: Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, 2013.
"Understand Crohn's and colitis ; manage your symptoms, avoid triggers, and deal with complications ; decide what treatment options are right for you"--Cover.
Physical Description
xiv, 314 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Main Author
Tauseef Ali (author)
  • Introduction
  • Part 1:
  • The who, what, and why of Crohn's and colitis.
  • Crohn's and colitis one step at a time ;
  • Defining Crohn's and colitis ;
  • How the digestive system works ;
  • Who gets Crohn's and colitis and why
  • Part 2:
  • Getting medical help.
  • Assembling your healthcare team ;
  • Getting a diagnosis ;
  • Achieving remission with medications ;
  • Considering surgery
  • Part 3:
  • Healing and dealing with the disease.
  • Paying attention to what you eat ;
  • Preventing health problems ;
  • Alternative and complementary therapies
  • Part 4:
  • Living and coping with Crohn's and colitis.
  • Living with Crohn's and colitis ;
  • Avoiding triggers ;
  • Working and traveling with Crohn's and colitis
  • Part 5:
  • Considering special populations with Crohn's and colitis.
  • Kids with Crohn's and colitis ;
  • Having sex and getting pregnant with Crohn's and colitis
  • Part 6:
  • The part of tens.
  • Ten myths about inflammatory bowel disease ;
  • Ten reliable resources.
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