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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.

What Will A Physical Therapist Do For Hip Bursitis?

Hip bursitis is a condition in which the bursae, which are fluid-filled sacs in the joint, become inflamed and irritated. This is generally an overuse injury. It occurs in runners and other athletes who ramp up their training too quickly, and sometimes also in people who work on their feet. The primary symptoms are stiffness and soreness around the outside and back of the hip. This condition can be hard to shake, but physical therapy can go a long way toward helping it heal. Read More 

Top Reasons To Opt For Laser Vision Correction Surgery

You have probably heard advertisements on the radio about laser vision correction surgery, or have started to hear your friends and family talking about getting it done. If you have vision issues that require you to wear contacts or glasses, you might find yourself wondering if this is something you should do. It's not generally covered by insurance, but the surgery is starting to become rather affordable for those who have to pay for it on their own. Read More 

Why Visiting a Doctor’s Office is Important

Getting ill is one of the unfortunate parts of being human, and various health conditions are naturally expected to develop as the human body gets older. With the right medical care, most health conditions can be treated before they become worse or may be prevented altogether. The mistake that many people make is that they avoid making a doctor's appointment until there is a health concern. It is wise to find a doctor's office to regularly visit for checkups so you can stay on top of what is going on with your body. Read More 

How Parents Can Make The Right Pediatrician Selection

Eventually, parents need to make the important decision of choosing their child's doctor, which is called a pediatrician. Your area probably has several of them, but if you use these insights to make your decision on which pediatrician to work with, you can be happy with the experiences and overall medical care provided to your child. Talk to Your Primary Care Physician to Get Recommendations You probably already have a primary care physician that you see regularly. Read More 

What Do The Early Stages Of Parkinson’s Disease Look Like?

If you suspect that a loved one has Parkinson's disease or you know somebody who has been diagnosed with the early stages of the condition, you are bound to have a lot of questions. After all, this condition comes with many subtle symptoms.  These are some of the things you should know about the earliest stages of Parkinson's disease and how a clinical trial may help relieve some of these symptoms. Read More