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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.

The Day After LASIK: What To Expect

One of the great things about LASIK eye surgery is that the recovery is very easy. Yes, you'll need to wear goggles to bed for a week or two and stay out of the sunlight. But there's no serious pain, you only need to take a day or two off from work in most cases, and patients usually see a drastic improvement in vision. Still, most patients wonder about that first-day post-surgery, so here's a look at what you can expect during those first 24 hours. Read More 

Why It Might Be Time For An Audiologist Assessment

Many adults develop at least some amount of hearing loss throughout their lives, but many people don't think they need a hearing aid unless the problem becomes severe. If you've never been to an audiologist before, you might not even know that you do in fact have some some hearing loss. Today, technology has made it easier than ever before for an audiologist to diagnose hearing loss as well as other problems. Read More 

Dealing With Atopic Dermatitis? How To Control Those Winter Flare-Ups

If you suffer from atopic dermatitis disease, you need to be prepared for the upcoming winter months. Changes in the temperature can increase the risk of an uncomfortable flare-up. Luckily, there are some things you can do to reduce the chances of experiencing a winter flare-up of your atopic dermatitis. Here are four of those steps to help get you started.   Go Short on the Long Showers Winter is almost here and the colder temperatures are starting to settle in. Read More 

Spinal Surgery Can Help Those With Back Pain Caused By Spinal Injuries

The spinal cord is a critical part of the body's health and must be maintained and kept as strong as possible to avoid any issue. For example, some people may experience pain related to their spinal cord due to crushed segments and much more. Therefore, it is critical to consider the many benefits of spinal surgery and how it can keep a person's back as strong as possible. Spine-Related Back Pain is Not Uncommon Read More 

Lose The Fat: How To Get Ready For Your Coolsculpting Treatment

If you're tired of those fatty deposits that you just can't seem to get rid of, it's time for some coolsculpting. Coolsculpting uses freezing temperatures to blast away the stubborn fat that won't go away, no matter how much you exercise. Coolsculpting doesn't require surgery, which means there's no downtime to worry about. You can get back to your daily activities right after treatment. But, there are some things you need to do to prepare for treatment. Read More