Crohn's Disease

By:Amaris

What is Crohn's Disease?

Crohn's disease is a form of inflammatory bowel disease. It causes abdominal pain, diarrhea, Weight loss, fever, rashes, anemia, and even inflammation of the eyes

Causes

A genetic mutation in the gene that plays a major part in the digestive system the NOD2 gene. It is mostly hereditary but depending on circumstances can occur from environmental factors.

Symptoms

  • Fever
  • Severe weight loss
  • Abdominal pain and diarrhea

Ways to manage it

  • Limit dairy and fat intake
  • Avoid fiber
  • Getting balanced nutrition
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