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Recent content by mikeyarmo

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    TedTalk - How diet essentially cured Multiple Sclerosis

    Here is a presentation given by a doctor who essentially cured herself of MS by changing her diet. Her diet is focused on getting 3 plates of vegetables and berries each day, in addition to grass-fed meats, fish and some other items more typical of a traditional hunter-gatherer diet. She is...
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    Massage can reduce inflammation?

    Discover Magazine has an article about a recent study on the impact of a massage on the body. The study looked at the effect of a post-exercise massage on the body and found that it lead to reduced inflammation and increased energy for cell growth. While this study was looking at post exercise...
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    Omega 3 to Omega 6 ratio and it's impact on health

    There are many things we need to eat to maintain optimal health. We have heard for years the importance of ingesting optimal levels of vitamin and minerals for health, but researchers have started to realize that there are other levels and measures that are just as important for us to monitor in...
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    CCFC Can't Wait Bathroom App - Find local Bathrooms!

    I just found out about the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of Canada's website Can't Wait. It was created in April 2011 and provides a listing of washrooms that are usable by the public. You can get this as an iPhone app and also as an app for Android based smart phones. Users can also add new...
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    Database of FDA reported side effects for various drugs

    DrugCite is a website that allows users to search for information on various drugs. For any drug searched, you will be provided a profile of the drug (such as common uses for the drug) and a listing of the most common adverse effects (or side effects) that are reported to the FDA (Food and Drug...
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    Natural way to deal with mouth rash

    Hi everyone, I know there has been a lot of posting about mouth ulcers/swelling/rashes, but I just wanted to make sure the symptoms I experience are similar to what some of you have had. I had a rash appear for a couple weeks approximately 3 years ago. I had a steroid cream that took care of...
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    Crohn's/IBD Iphone Apps

    Hey everyone! I just wanted to see if anyone has tried any of the IBD or Crohn's Disease related Iphone (or I guess any other smart phone) apps that exist? I know that there are some free ones and some ones that cost money and just wanted to know if anyone had any experience with any of them...
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    Your assistance with an IBD survey

    I was asked to share this survey with you all. Link to survey The following 30-question survey should take approximately 5-10 minutes to complete. Your responses are completely anonymous. The survey asks questions about your IBD symptoms, how you monitor and manage your IBD and how you...
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    Cycling Training Program to benefit CCFA

    This was a press release I was provided with by the CCFA that I thought I would share with you all -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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    Research study for couples coping with Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

    Another study I was asked to post... We are interested in learning about how couples cope with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). If you are an IBD patient or the partner of an IBD patient, we invite you and your partner to participate in a confidential, online survey for couples coping with...
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    Online survey: experiences of IBD medication

    I was asked to post this to the CF members. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Do you have Inflammatory Bowel Disease and are currently prescribed medication? At the Centre for Behavioural Medicine in The School of...
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    March 30 Teleconference Addresses Research Breakthroughs

    This is an event I was asked to pass along to you all.... March 30 Teleconference Addresses Research Breakthroughs Research in IBD is changing and improving the way Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are diagnosed and treated. Tune into the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s interactive...
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    Research Study

    I was asked to let the members of the forum know about a research study. Please participate if you feel you can! DO YOU EXPERIENCE PHYSICAL SYMPTOMS THAT INTERFERE WITH YOUR LIFE? IF SO, WE WANT TO HEAR YOUR VOICE! Dr. Lori Lange and a team of graduate researchers at the University of North...
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    Research invitation

    Received this e-mail and was asked to post this for your consideration. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- My name is Sumaira Malik and I am a researcher in the Institute of Work Health and Organisations (I-WHO) at the University...
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    IBD Research open to Canadians and some Europeans

    Someone else provided me with information regarding research they were apart and they asked me to share this with all of you. An independent market research company will be conducting confidential 60 minute market research interviews with IBD patients to better understand their thoughts about...