Invisible Illness Awareness Week

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Invisible Illness – What You Need to Know The Center for Disease Control estimates that around 117 million adults live with a chronic illness. Many of those illnesses are referred to as an invisible illness because they cannot be detected by the untrained eye… even then, it can be difficult to spot. Isolation Many patients live silently with their…

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The Dangers of Miracle Cures

“I drank coconut juice for two weeks and cured my Crohn’s Disease!” “My cousin cured his colitis by taking slippery elm!” “When I cut out dairy, it cured my IBD!!!” How many of you have heard phrases similar to these? If I’ve heard it once, I’ve heard it a dozen times. Have you tried…? It will CURE you! All these “cures” and home…

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Work, Colitis Ninja & Poll Results

This week I am feeling completely wiped out. I am not sure if it is because of a B-12 deficiency or because my day job has been robbing me of most of my free time. For the past three weeks I have been working overtime (and even weekends!) trying to get a large project finished. I’ve barely had enough…

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