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What Can Trigger Crohn’s Disease?

What can trigger Crohn’s Disease? Many individuals may not be aware that this condition has specific triggers that can set off symptoms. It may come as a surprise that individuals with Crohn’s disease experience periods of remission, during which they are symptom-free, followed by the return of the disease, known as flare ups, accompanied by uncomfortable and sometimes debilitating symptoms. We will explain more about what this disease is and what can cause flare ups.

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7 Lifestyle Habits That Can Improve Symptoms of Crohn’s Disease

When someone gets a diagnosis of Crohn’s disease, all they remember at first is that there is no cure. They imagine living with the uncomfortable and sometimes embarrassing symptoms for the rest of their lives. However, it’s important to remember that the best thing to do is to educate yourself about what will cause flares and how to avoid them. There are multiple ways to mitigate symptoms including these 7 lifestyle habits that can improve symptoms of Crohn’s disease.

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Crohn’s Disease Triggers

Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease that affects approximately 1.4 million Americans.

It causes an abnormal response that triggers inflammation in the digestive tract.. Though Crohn’s disease is hard to diagnose, the most common symptoms include watery diarrhea, bloody stools, fever, abdominal pain, weight loss, fatigue and low iron levels. Much like a lot of GI conditions, certain foods don’t affect people in the same ways. But, there are a few foods that should be avoided, especially if you’re in the middle of a flare-up.

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