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Is there a cure for Crohn’s disease?

At present, there is no cure for Crohn's disease. Doctors do not fully understand what causes the condition, which complicates the search for a cure.Crohn's disease is a chronic disorder that can cause irritation and inflammation anywhere…

What are the signs of Crohn’s disease?

Crohn's disease is a long-term inflammatory disease of the digestive tract, and its symptoms tend to relate to the gut and digestion. These symptoms often appear gradually and can get worse over time.An estimated 565,000 people in the…

What are gastritis and duodenitis?

Gastritis and duodenitis both affect the digestive tract and share the same causes, including Helicobacter pylori infection. Gastritis is inflammation of the lining of the stomach, while duodenitis is inflammation of the lining of the upper…

Why cannabis relieves IBD symptoms

New research, published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, reveals the molecular mechanism that explains why cannabis could help treat inflammatory bowel disease. Marijuana may hold the key to future anti-inflammatory treatments.…

The 10 best Crohn’s disease blogs

Crohn's disease can be difficult and stressful, but methods of managing it come in many forms. Blogs can help to build your knowledge of the disease, providing support and educational information. We have selected the best Crohn's disease…

What is left-sided colitis?

Left-sided colitis is a type of ulcerative colitis, a condition that causes inflammation in the colon. Just as it sounds, left-sided colitis affects the left side of the colon.Left-sided colitis has some specific symptoms and complications,…

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