14 years with chrons disease

by Kathryn Haslam
(Wigan,England)

I've suffered with chron's for 14 years from the age of 16.I've lost countless jobs and my self esteem plummeted.The first 7 years i was on and off prednisone and asacol,and because of the weight gain when i was on the prednisone it caused depression and an eating disorder.I remember my wedding day very well but for all the wrong reasons because 4 days before the big day i had to beg my doctor to put me back on prednisone just to calm the chron's down a bit.I just wanted to get the day over with i was so scared of something going wrong,(if you suffer with chron's you will understand what i mean).A good few years down the line i'd had my 2 children who had missed out on so much because i was always so ill,i finally decided i wanted an illeostomy pouch.After having the operation it was as if someone had given me a new life and i don't regret a single thing.I have a job,i go to the gym everyday and now have 3 fantastic children who i can take anywhere,anytime.I know some people will say that there's no chance of ever having this done but if you have truly suffered with chron's it is worth it.

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Help for Crohn's
by: Anonymous

Vitamin D3 deficiency is a major factor for Crohn's.
Try like myself taking the above dosage, but always
with a spoon of Flax or Fish oil, to optimize absorption. Vitamin D will give you energy. Eliminate sugars and replace with Honey
in everything! Honey is a mono-saccharides, and easily
digested by Crohn's afflicted bowels, therefore less
bacterial growth that causes inflammation.
Try also take 1/2 tspn of Manuka Honey, on empty stomach 1 hour before a meal. It heals any wound inside and outside the body!!! I tried it when I had
pain from Crohn's attack, and the pain was gone.($12 a small jar) but lasts for a long time.
SUGARS- IN ANY FORM, IS EXTREMELY HARMFUL TO THE
INFLAMED BOWELS OF CROHN'S SUFFERERS.
Try to avoid smoking, and coffee only once a day or every other day!
Instead of coffee, to be alert and awake, put a dash or two of CAYENNE PEPPER
into 1/2 cup of warm water, or into salads, soups, any dishes. It does
wonders! It also takes pain away!!!

You will not regret implementing the above suggestions, as you are getting
them from a Crohn's sufferer like yourself, who is mature in years, and with
experience, and who has tried everything.
I have many more helpful suggestions for emergency situations.
If you'd like to get the information, you can e-mail me: blueiris0000@yahoo.com

If you don't try, you'll never know...


Check with your G.P. your thyroid level,
and hemoglobin level as well.
You might need Iron pill (better from vegetable
source), www.vitacost.com sells them cheaply - Item #CTL4026594. Take 3 a day with vitamin C - 500-1000 mg, for 3 months.

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