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.

3 Non-Surgical Approaches To Treating Alopecia

Alopecia is the general term used for hair loss, which may have different underlying causes, such a nutrient deficiencies, autoimmune diseases, or hormone changes. There are several non-surgical approaches that may be effective for different forms of hair loss in both men and women. Platelet-Rich Plasma Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a newer treatment option that may be effective in androgenic alopecia. One of the benefits of PRP hair restoration treatment is that it has regenerative benefits, meaning it may help restore follicles that have been damaged. Read More 

Tips For Recovering From A Craniotomy

A craniotomy is a type of neurological surgery that involves opening up a person's skull so a neurosurgeon can operate on his or her brain. This procedure can be performed for a number of reasons, such as if a person has a blood vessel bleeding in the brain that needs to be repaired or a brain tumor that needs to be removed. Craniotomies are common neurological surgery procedures, but recovering from a craniotomy does take some time. Read More 

The Checklist For All Lab Info Management Systems: Does Yours Contain Everything It Needs?

Laboratory research is key for finding information that supports a claim, or will support a claim, that a company wants to make about a product it produces. Research is also important for the development of many products. Regardless of the purpose of your company's lab and research, it cannot conduct itself as a fully working department if it does not include laboratory information management systems. These systems manage the day-to-day tests, samples, data, results, and workflow of the lab. Read More 

3 Things To Do Before Selling Used Medical Equipment

If you're involved in the medical industry, then selling used medical equipment might be something that you will find yourself doing from time to time. You might be hoping to sell unwanted equipment to help make money to make improvements to your business or just to get the old equipment out of the way. Before you sell used medical equipment, you'll probably need to follow these three steps. 1. Make Arrangements for Replacement Equipment Read More 

Four Clinical Ways To Boost Your Mood Without Antidepressants

As many as one in five American adults deals with depression each year, whether short-term or situational depression or long-term, chronic depression. But for some, taking prescription antidepressants can be risky, resulting in mental and physical side effects that may seem far worse than the mild depression that prompted the prescription. In these situations, it can often be better to start with natural and over-the-counter remedies, resorting to prescription medication only if these methods aren't effective. Read More