Crohn's Disease Case Studies

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Quetext about FAQ contact cohn’s disease is a rare form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that affects the gastrointestinal tract. Symptoms include diarrhea, fever, abdominal pain, and reduced appetite. Crohn’s can be distressing physically and emotionally for sufferers. According to the Mayo Clinic, the cause of Crohn’s disease is unknown. The disease is incurable by any known medication or surgery. However, there is a number of treatments that exist with the purpose of disease maintenance. The management of symptoms is the primary focus of treatment options. Minimizing the psychological impact on patients, particularly youths, is also a concern. Quality of life can be greatly improved, in spite of the fact that there is no cure. The goal of this paper is to analyze potential solutions to improve the quality of life for patients with Crohn’s disease, with a specific focus on dietary changes and …show more content…

Psychological Impact of Crohn’s Disease It is important to understand that Crohn’s disease and other forms of IBD can be emotionally distressing for patients. There is a social stigma associated with “bathroom issues” that can be difficult to overcome, particularly for the young. Unwillingness to discuss these issues can lead to avoidance of treatment or feelings of

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