Crohn’s Disease and Colitis Information

Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis are known as Inflammatory Bowel Disease. These diseases are chronic, lifelong conditions that lead to being in chronic pain, change in bowel habits such as diarrhea, and constipation, bleeding, and nausea. Also, inflammation of the digestive tract in active disease leads often to surgery and the need for medications. The problem with all the treatments available is that none truly address the emotional and quality of life aspects of living with these disease.

Please take this quiz here to see how your Crohn’s Disease is doing and you can discuss with your healthcare provider:

https://www.merckmanuals.com/medical-calculators/CDAI.htm

-By Isaac Levinsky