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Ibd Sufferers: You Can End the Struggle


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Ibd Sufferers: You Can End the Struggle

I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis eight years ago, and I was told that I would likely struggle with flare-ups for the rest of my life. I heard stories of other sufferers who had to eventually have their colons removed, and I became determined to not become part of this statistic. I was prescribed a daily medication that helps manage my condition, and although I don't like taking pills, I realize I need it to keep my colon healthy. I still experienced flares, so I began an elimination diet recommended by my doctor and found my "trigger" foods. I have now been flare-free for two years! I created this blog to help remind others with IBD that there is hope. You can end the constant struggle if you work with your doctor to try different methods of controlling your disease.

Compassion — A Necessary Attribute For More Than Your Hospital’s Medical Staff

If you work in a hospital and are responsible for hiring new staff, you'll want to assess not only each candidate's resume but also get a sense of his or her personal attributes that will be valuable in this setting. When it comes to doctors and nurses, compassion is one of the most important attributes for these professionals to possess. Hospital patients can often feel highly vulnerable due to their illnesses or injuries, and compassion from the team that is providing care is integral to achieving a high degree of patient satisfaction. Read More 

Ways To Avoid Eventual Neck Surgery

Surgery is a prevalent way that doctors fix neck and upper back pain for their patients. Even though surgery can be highly successful, many people aren't exactly fond of going under the knife. Fortunately, there are several strategies that you can use to avoid needing eventual neck surgery. While you can't completely eliminate the risk of a major neck problem that requires this sort of care, for example, you could unexpectedly sustain an injury that leaves you in need of surgery, there are several simple ways that you can lessen your likelihood. Read More 

Signs That It’s Time To See A Pediatrician About Your Child’s Diaper Rash

Diaper rash is a condition that many children will experience at some point in life. As a parent, it can be highly upsetting to see your child's skin red and inflamed, as well as see your child is bothered by the irritation from the rash. Fortunately, you can typically deal with this issue yourself through a variety of simple means such as keeping the area dry and using ointments. The situation may reach a point, however, that you feel the need to get some professional help by visiting your child's pediatrician. Read More 

How To Move Through The Immunotherapy Buildup Phase Quickly

If you have a seasonal allergy condition and want nothing more than to feel relief, then it is wise to speak with an allergist about immunotherapy. Immunotherapy is commonly referred to as the administration of allergy shots, and it is highly effective for most people who have seasonal allergies. Immunotherapy is a long term treatment, but many people want relief as soon as possible. Unfortunately, the initial buildup period can take some time. Read More 

Guide To Newborn Care: 4 Dos And Don’ts A New Mom (Or Dad) Should Follow

So, you've just welcomed the birth of your first child and now you are experiencing a host of new emotions. Along with the feeling of joy and wonder, it is perfectly normal to experience a degree of uncertainty on how to care for your new baby. To lessen the concern, here are tips to help see you through: 1. DO Begin the Bonding Process Straight Away Bonding with your newborn is an important aspect of parenthood. Read More