Crohn’s Related Complications and How to Deal With Them (Part 2)

Medication Related Side Effects To treat inflammation within the intestinal tract immunosuppressant medications are often prescribed. They help combat the body’s response to attacking itself by suppressing the immune system. Currently I am on Humira, which is a biologic immunosuppressant, TNF (Tumor Necrosis Factor) blocker that I have to inject subcutaneously (into my stomach or upper leg) every week. I have been on … More Crohn’s Related Complications and How to Deal With Them (Part 2)

Crohn’s Related Complications and How to Deal With Them (Part 1)

The subject I want to touch on today is the complications and side effects of Crohn’s disease. For me, I get many different major and minor issues caused by my disease. Recognizing that everyone living with Crohn’s is different, this is an overview of what affects me and strategies I use to deal with them. … More Crohn’s Related Complications and How to Deal With Them (Part 1)

Blog Update #1

Since my diagnosis, I have spent countless hours in hospital beds and emergency waiting rooms. In 2013, I was admitted 11 separate times for bowel obstructions. This is just one of my many accounts. I wrote this on my phone in October of 2014 while awaiting a hospital bed. It is currently 3:17 AM and I … More Blog Update #1