Suggested Vitamin Supplements for Crohn’s Disease
If you have Crohn’s disease, good nutrition is crucial so you can stay as healthy as possible. Unfortunately, the disease — as well as treatments for it — can make it much harder to get enough of the vitamins and minerals you need.
Doctors often recommend vitamins supplements for Crohn’s disease to work around this problem. Whether you need Crohn’s disease vitamins and supplements — and which ones — depends on your particular case and your medical treatments.
WebMD Suggestions for Supplements
WebMD gives a rundown of the minerals and vitamins they suggest as supplements for Crohn’s disease that your body might not be getting — and advice on how to get more of them. Read More.
Obesity May be Linked to Harmful Bacteria
Trying to lose weight? You are not alone! The United States has the highest, rate of obesity in the world.
In 2010, more than 35% of American adults were obese as well as 17% of American kids, and it is estimated that 50% of adults will be obese by 2030. Obesity has been attributed to many things, including our over consumption of processed grains, sweetened foods and sodas. Our sedentary lifestyles does not help either.
However, scientists are exploring the possibility that the bacteria hanging out in your gut may also contribute to your expanding waistline, and perhaps to your inability to lose weight. Read More.
Did You Know…
- Steroid shots don’t relieve back pain. The injections were no more effective than a placebo for lumbosacral radiculopathy, a common condition caused by damage to the disks between vertebrae. Steroids did provide short term pain relief, but after one month, pain had decreased whether or not steroids were used. Exercise speeds recovery.
- Children diagnosed with ADHD may have a sleep disorder instead. Breathing problems from sleep apnea can cause chronic sleep deprivation, which may lead to behavioral problems associated with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder(ADHD). Conditions that can produce sleep apnea in kids are small jaws, large tongues, enlarged adenoids, and tonsils. If a child breathes noisily during sleep, consult a pediatrician.