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.

What To Do If Your Child Ruptures An Eardrum

The eardrum is one of the most important parts of the ear. Unfortunately, this part of the body is also relatively vulnerable, and children can easily damage and rupture the eardrum. A ruptured eardrum can cause painful symptoms, and if left untreated, this injury could lead to permanent hearing problems. Find out how a ruptured eardrum can happen, and learn what you need to do if your child suffers this type of injury. Read More 

Changing Your Eyecolor With Contacts: What You Need To Know

Do you wish you had a different eye color? Maybe you have brown eyes and have always dreamed of having piercing baby blues. Perhaps you're an edgy dresser and think bright red eyes or piercing green ones would add to your look. Colored contact lenses make it possible to wear an eye color that's not your own. But, before you dive into this eye color changing option, it's important to know the basics. Read More 

3 Little-Known Ways Home Healthcare Providers Can Help You Through Your Temporary Health Challenge

Home healthcare workers, like those at a place like Always Dependable, are an asset to the community, but not everyone realizes what they can do other than assist aging seniors who need extensive care in the home. People of all ages can face sudden medical challenges, and if you are enduring one right now, you may not realize that home care assistance is available to help you through it. Here are a few ways that home health assistance can benefit you or someone you love of any age. Read More 

Battling Infertility? 2 Natural Options For Overcoming Infertility And Finally Having That Baby

If your partner and you have been trying to conceive a child with no luck, then don't feel alone. About 11 percent of women of child-bearing age in the US experience problems with conceiving a child. The first step when having conception problems is to have him tested, because the male partner is actually infertile in 40 percent of cases. Once it is clear that your partner has viable, active sperm that can lead to conception, then you can take steps to help increase your fertility. Read More 

4 Things To Do During Your First Trimester Of Pregnancy

When it comes to your pregnancy, in some ways, your first trimester is your most important. It is when you discover that you are pregnant and can begin making plans and provisions for the proceeding set of months. There is a lot of planning and discussions, a lot of classes and speaking with other mothers and mothers-to-be about their pregnancy. In a lot of ways, your first trimester sets the tone for the rest of your pregnancy. Read More