A Brief Overview Of Crohn's Disease

Written by Kirsten Whittaker

Crohnís Disease is an inflammatory bowel disease that causes inflammation inrepparttar digestive tract - fromrepparttar 149525 mouth allrepparttar 149526 way through torepparttar 149527 anus. As a disease, it can be difficult to diagnose due to its similarity to other inflammatory disorders such as ulcerative colitis or irritable bowel syndrome. Crohnís Disease usually causes inflammation inrepparttar 149528 lower small intestine, known asrepparttar 149529 ileum. The inflammation goes deep intorepparttar 149530 wall ofrepparttar 149531 intestine causing pain and diarrhea.

It is not known what causes Crohnís disease, although it is thought that it may be heredity in nature orrepparttar 149532 result of a virus or bacterium invadingrepparttar 149533 body. To date no definitive answer has been provided. It effects both males and females and people suffering with this disease also tend to have immune system abnormalities, although whether this is a cause or a result ofrepparttar 149534 disease is unknown. One thing that has been established is that Crohnís Disease is not caused by stress, although emotional distress can exacerbaterepparttar 149535 symptoms.

Symptoms most commonly experienced by sufferers are severe abdominal pain, accompanied by diarrhea. Some also report bleeding fromrepparttar 149536 rectum, weight loss and fevers. Children who suffer with Crohnís may experience some developmental and growth delays due torepparttar 149537 lack of essential vitamins and minerals absorbed intorepparttar 149538 body.

Due to itís similarity to other inflammatory diseases

Does Weight Loss Result In An Early Death?

Written by Gelfey Sterling

ĎWeight lossí is certainlyrepparttar talk ofrepparttar 149524 teenager,repparttar 149525 adult andrepparttar 149526 elderly. Itís hardly a surprise, why there are so many weight loss products, supplements, methods and drugs inrepparttar 149527 market to help you shed those extra pounds. But does weight loss result in an early death? The answer is yes and no.

It depends on your approach to weight loss. People who cherishrepparttar 149528 idea of looking good adopt immediate measures, which are very harmful torepparttar 149529 body. The result. Adverse health issues towardsrepparttar 149530 later part of your life that can even give you an early death. The 30-year long study undertaken byrepparttar 149531 Institute of Preventive Medicine at Copen Hagen University showsrepparttar 149532 same results. Out ofrepparttar 149533 2957 obese people studied, 268 of them died in 18 years.

Sudden weight loss methods are dangerous torepparttar 149534 body. Stay away from plans and programs that offer immediate solutions. And itís unwise to follow heavy diet plans for a long time. Stick to short-term weight loss plans. Itís safer as far as your health is concerned.

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