Crohn’s disease

Calcium and Crohn’s: Supplements can save patients’ bones without extra drugs

According to a recent study, the addition of popular bone building drugs to calcium and vitamin D therapy to treat bone loss associated with Crohn's disease is not beneficial. Moreover, the study shows that calcium and vitamin D treatment alone can improve bone mineral density (BMD) in Crohn's patients by 3 to 4% per year. [...]

Calcium and Crohn’s: Supplements can save patients’ bones without extra drugs 2015-09-09T13:49:33+00:00

Curry? Don’t Worry! Ancient spice shown to aid inflammatory bowel disease

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) refers to Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, debilitating illnesses characterized by chronic recurrent ulceration of the bowel, abdominal pain, digestive problems, diarrhea or constipation. Some research into the cause of IBD has centered on the activation of NF-B, an immune factor involved in inflammation. While some drugs are known to inhibit [...]

Curry? Don’t Worry! Ancient spice shown to aid inflammatory bowel disease 2015-09-09T13:51:14+00:00

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