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Psychological impacts of dealing with IBD

While the physical impacts of the debilitating gastrointestinal inflammation and the acute symptoms of IBD are often unbearable and life threatening, the psychological effects too are far from bearable. However, as the gastrointestinal and non-gastrointestinal are curbed with the aid of medications such as corticosteroids and biologics for...
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Paediatric IBD conditions

Gone are the days when inflammatory bowel diseases were considered rare among paediatric population. Though the autoimmune disease is mostly detected among adults, there are a significant number of cases where IBD patients are below 18 years of age. As children are not miniature adults, both diagnostic processes...
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Lifestyle changes that help deal with IBD

Apart from the debilitating symptoms and gastrointestinal inflammation, a sudden and evident sense of helplessness and restlessness adds unfathomable woes that IBD patients have to grapple with. None of these bodily changes and inflammation can be combated with the aid of medications alone. Hence, in order to supress...
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Infliximab – An effective anti- TNF drug for IBD treatment

Popularly known by the brand name Remicade, infliximab for inflammatory bowel disease treatment is recommended for patients who suffer from moderate to severe conditions and have to combat active and life-threatening fistulising of intestines. Infliximab is recommended when the preliminary set of drugs fail to supress chronic gastrointestinal...
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Mistakes that aggravate gastrointestinal disorders

Flare-ups that worsen inflammatory bowel diseases and intestinal tuberculosis can often be attributed to the chosen diet plans and lifestyle practices, and they alter the bodily as well as mental-makeup of the patients, and result in major exacerbations. No matter whether one savours a spicy dinner or an...
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