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Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory condition that usually affects the final part of the small intestine and the beginning section of the large intestine. It often causes bloody stools and mal-absorption problems. The most common symptoms include chronic diarrhea with abdominal pain, fever, loss of appetite, weight loss, and a sense of fullness in the abdomen. The cause of Crohn’s is not fully understood. The management of this condition requires a trained clinical nutritionist or medical practitioner, as individual food sensitivities may play a role in aggravating the condition.

Additional Supplement Considerations:

L-Glutamine (500 mg per day)- L-Glutamine is the primary nutrient for energy production with intestinal cells and is needed for energy and repair of damaged intestinal lining cells

Vitamin D (2000-5000 IU per day)- Additional vitamin D may help to improve modulation of immune cells in Crohn’s disease and other autoimmune conditions

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