Sick of Living in the Bathroom?
Posted on January 18, 2019
Living in the bathroom is not living your best life, but that’s the unpleasant situation facing many Crohn’s disease patients. And Crohn’s is not just about frequent trips to the bathroom. It is a form of inflammatory bowel disease that causes inflammation of the digestive tract, and while it does cause painful and frequent diarrhea, it also causes extreme fatigue, unintended weight loss, mouth sores and depression.
Conventional treatment for Crohn’s disease typically includes immunosuppressants and anti-inflammatory medications, but these treatments do not work for everyone living with Crohn’s.
Park Avenue Stem Cell offers personal cell therapy to help patients with Crohn’s disease.
What Exactly Is Crohn’s Disease?
Crohn’s is an autoimmune condition that develops when an individual’s immune system attacks the lining of the digestive tract. Crohn’s can develop anywhere along the gastrointestinal tract, and thus can cause a range of symptoms. Most Crohn’s sufferers experience pain, diarrhea, bloating, constipation, vomiting, fever, weight loss and malnutrition.
Who Is at Risk of Developing Crohn’s Disease?
The short answer is anyone. Men and women are equally affected, and most people experience their first flare between age 10 and 20.
Some studies have shown that individuals living in higher altitudes have a higher risk of developing the condition and that it is more common in individuals of Eastern European heritage. Other research suggests that behavioral factors such as sedentary living and poor diet contribute to a person’s risk of developing Crohn’s.
Other Facts About Crohn’s Disease
• Crohn’s disease is an IBD, not IBS (irritable bowel syndrome).
• About 600,000 people in the United States are living with Crohn’s disease.
• Although the condition can develop anywhere in the digestive tract, it also affects the skin, eyes and rest of the body.
• Common side effects of Crohn’s disease include anemia, fatigue and even malnutrition.
• Crohn’s disease flares cause sufferers to miss work, school and social events.
How Can Park Avenue Stem Cell Help?
Park Avenue Stem Cell uses personal cell therapy to help those living with Crohn’s disease and other autoimmune conditions. These cells can help to return the immune system to normal function. They also can reduce inflammation caused when the immune system attacks the digestive tract and other tissue.
Do you want to learn more about the benefits of regenerative treatment for Crohn’s disease and other autoimmune conditions? Call Park Avenue Stem Cell today at 888-386-4751.