Crohn’s disease come under Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD). The other disease included in this group is Ulcerative Colitis. It is an auto immune damage of the gastrointestinal (digestive) tract by causing inflammation. Crohn’s disease causes inflammation, deep ulcers and scarring in any portion of the digestive tract from mouth to anus; however, it is most commonly seen in the last part of the small intestine called the terminal ileum and the caecum.
Symptoms of crohn
The following are some of the symptoms of crohn:
since it is systemic disease it can cause complications outside of the gastrointestinal tract also. The main gastrointestinal symptoms are abdominal pain and diarrhea, which may be bloody. Weight loss is commonly seen in many patients. Flatulence, bloating, pain and/or itching around the anus is also observed by some patients. Some rare symptoms are difficulty in swallowing, upper abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting. Symptoms outside the gastrointestinal tract include skin rashes, arthritis, fever, anaemia, ophthalmic involvement, osteoporosis, ulcers in the mouth, growth retardation in children, etc.
Homeopathic treatment for crohn
While treating Crohn’s Disease, there is needs to treat immunity of the patient and the treatment must be able to restore the altered immunity back to normalcy. Homeopathic treatment precisely does this. Thus a constitutional treatment has major role.