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    Please Welcome 8belles!!

    I posted your story here 8belles! Hi! Thanks for the welcome! My journey with IBD began in 1994. I was very pregnant at the time and began to have rectal bleeding. My doctor was, in hindsight, very lame and he told me that I was pregnant so I should expect weird things. He then gave me a tube...
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    Sticky Medical Marijuana for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

    Glad you found our forum, it would be great if you could give us more about your journey and do you have crohns or Colitis or IBD? :welcome:
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    Sticky Medical Marijuana for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

    Anyone on MJ for medicinal use only not recreational use? (IN Canada only) And a vaporizer? Not smoking it. Would be interested in your thoughts and how you are doing.
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    Sticky Medical Marijuana for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

    Thank you for sharing this. I do know of a young crohnie who is using this in CA and she has saved herself from surgery. But vapourizing is the most beneficial proven. Do you have IBD yourself? Would be great to hear your story. Welcome.
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    Why Magnesium supplements don't work.

    I ran across this because I was searching for magnesium and I am going to try and eat magnesium rich, only because it is healthier eating So I am not an advocate of this site http://magnesiumrichfoods.com/why-magnesium-supplements-dont-work/ Just want your opinion, and Dan...I KNOW you have...
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    Sticky Medical Marijuana for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

    Vaporizing is the best way to get what you need, smoking it burns of most of the THC. I hate the smell of it ..ew.
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    Thunder Bay CCFC Education Symposium

    Hey I just read in our local paper that there is an education symposium Featuring: Dr Khan (research update) Dr Mapeso (surgery and IBD) I have had one other education with this specialist. Dr Tintinalli (Naturopathic Options and IBD) My husband is home and we are going to go to this. Top...
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    Sitting too much causes colon & Breast Cancers

    http://yourlife.usatoday.com/health/medical/cancer/story/2011-11-03/Prolonged-sitting-linked-to-breast-cancer-colon-cancer/51051928/1 This was on our news today in Canada. I have been exercising an hour inside the house (treadmill, Tony Littles' Gazelle sp, and mobile bike) a mile on all then...
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    Sticky Medical Marijuana for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

    Yeah, my daughter just did a paper on this and got a 90% but will post it when I get it. A friend of mine from CA is on it and now she is out and about and living life. NO pain, and she is on Indica. I am thinking about it myself.:ycool:
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    Have you tried Whitening strips?

    Hey, I need to know if any of you have tried those whitening strips? I dont want to waste my money, if they don't they are not cheap. Yes or no do they work and what did you use... Going to a wedding and I am the stepmom of the groom...help me!;)
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    C difficile on the rise in Canada

    I have been watching the news about C. difficile and it has spread hundreds of miles and now in my town's hospital and nursing homes. I take antibiotics but low doses and wash my hands and have wipes and antibacteria gel. When I am out and am aware of it and use it on everything... I came out...
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    Do you take naps? Please answer!

    Hi all, I really hope you are doing well and if not hang in there. Most people know I have the greatest hubby in the world but this morning he mocked me about being tired. First of all because we have a mail strike going on, some idiot phoned me at 7am and woke me up after a night of insomia. I...
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    Astra's daughter in the hospital..

    I am back, yet again, gosh never gonna get out of full retirement! Joan has been emailing me letting me know that her daughter Jess is in the hospital for exploratory surgery. She has been in agony and diarreah. Doctors think it could be her appendix, but Joanie will let you all know what...
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    Welsh-bird is having surgery again!

    Hi everyone, I normally wouldn't come on here but I had to let you all know that Andrea is having surgery again, her brother texted me and she was supposed to start Chemo today but her bp was low and now is in surgery, I will let Joan or someone know to keep this updated. I am worried for her...
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    Humira start on two separate occasions?

    I was wondering has anyone started Humira on two long term occasions? I was on Humira 2 years ago and peter'd out after 6 months but at least it worked 85% of the time. I am severely allergic to Remicade and Cimzia is not available in Canada. I have also tried Methotrexate twice and did nothing...
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