Health Tip: Keep Crohn's Under Control
(HealthDay News) -- Crohn's disease causes inflammation in portions of the digestive tract, which can trigger diarrhea, abdominal pain and cramping.
The National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse says potential ways to manage Crohn's include:
Taking medication prescribed by your doctor.
Having surgery to help alleviate symptoms, and sometimes to remove a portion of the intestines.
Following a healthy, well-balanced diet and avoiding foods that may trigger symptoms.
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