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Recent content by mackraslo

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    Low dose naltrexone is working for me.

    Good Day all, I have been on and off Low dose Naltrexone over the last year, but I never stuck with it due to start up side effects. This time around, Ive pushed through, and those side effects has completely disappeared. Ive been on it, daily, for about 3 months now and its been a night and...
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    Sticky Medical Marijuana for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

    Are you on any other medications while using the Cannabis? Like antidepressants or crohns treatment drugs? Thanks! Just curious. Cheers
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    Currently unmedicated, in pain, wont see doc till tuesday..

    Hello Everyone, Happy thanksgiving weekend! I am waiting to see my gastro doctor and family doctor on tuesday to get help with my crohns symptoms. I have had mild symptoms the last few months, but the last 3 weeks have been increasingly awful. Last night my stomach pains in my lower right...
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    Sticky Medical Marijuana for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

    Hey DanaBanana, thanks for sharing your experience, I notice you are in BC too! I am from Vancouver and I have just recently been experimenting with a 1:1 ratio cannabis plant, it seems to help out very much and has little negative side effects. If only I could find something for the fatigue I...
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    This is me

    Good Evening All, My name is Mike and I am a 30 year old living in Vancouver Canada. I've been using this website for over a year now and I think it's time I wrote an introduction. I have been dealing with "Symptoms of Crohn's Disease" and after seeing several specialists and a overwhelming...
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    Good Evening All, I am a 30 year old guy from Vancouver Canada. Ive been dealing with this ridiculous disease for over 5 years now. Now, I would say I am mostly in remission, other than 24/7 fatigue and severe depression. I have tried a handful of antidepressants throughout the years, most made...
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    Thiamine and fatigue in inflammatory bowel diseases: an open-label pilot study.

    Hey everyone, I just read a pretty interesting study and thought I'd share. Also, has anyone read this before or know anything about it? Thiamine and fatigue in inflammatory bowel diseases: an open-label pilot study. Full paper PDF: http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/pdf/10.1089/acm.2011.0840...
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    First time on Entocort - will it Help Fatigue?

    Good Day All, I have been prescribed Entocort, I have never taken any medications for my disease other than Low Dose Naltrexone. I will be starting it tomorrow and I was wondering if anyone could share a bit about using Entocort for the first time. Specifically, I am wondering if it will help...
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    Friendly Advice request; Urgent

    Good Day, My name is Mike and I have been dealing with Crohns/CFS/Immune craziness for the last few years. After seeing specialists and completing a variety of tests, I still have yet to get a Diagnosis. Not that a Diagnosis would change much for me, I mean, the Specialists have said "Its most...
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    Diet for the week before Colonoscopy Prep?

    Hello Everyone, I have a print out from my Doctor with the instructions for my Colonoscopy, but I was hoping to get some extra insight and advice, please and thank you. 5 days before I start the 2 days of Prep meds, I am supposed to avoid seeds of any kind, and I think I am supposed to avoid...
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    Feel pressured into getting Colonoscopy, Not sure if I want to do it.

    Good Day, My name is Mike and I am in the process of being diagnosed. I have had 2 ultrasounds, which in turn lead to a CT scan, and then a referral to a GI specialist. Both Doctors I have seen say that my results "Look like crohns, most likely crohns" but with not very many symptoms and the...