Crohn's Disease - Running head: CROHN'S DISEASE 1 Crohn's...

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Running head: CROHN'S DISEASE 1 Crohn's Disease Nicole A. Suddeth HCA/240 11/26/2011 Axia College of University
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CROHN'S DISEASE 2 Crohn's Disease Crohn’s disease also known as regional enteritis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease that affects any part of the gastrointestinal tract from mouth to the anus. There are various types of symptoms. It causes abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting, or weight loss. It may also cause symptoms outside the gastrointestinal tract like skin rashes, arthritis, inflammation of the eye, lack of concentration, and fatigue. Crohn’s Disease is unpredictable. Just when you think you understand your symptoms, they may change in severity, or change altogether. (Crohn's online, 2011) There is no known way to prevent Crohn’s disease, but it can be treated with medication, diet, and lifestyle changes. Exercise can help prevent the stress and depression that people may get because of being sick, and quitting smoking can also reduce symptoms. Eating a diet rich in
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This note was uploaded on 12/17/2011 for the course HCA 220 220 taught by Professor Sumpter during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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