How to deal with the symptoms of Crohn’s disease
After Jeff’s scary experience, he vowed to take his health more seriously. He stopped smoking, cut down on alcohol and removed processed foods from his diet.
The NHS says: “The aim for treatment for Crohn’s disease is to stop the inflammatory process.
“The first treatment offered to reduce symptoms is usually steroid medication. If this doesn’t help, medication to suppress the immune system and medication to reduce inflammation may be used.
“In some cases, surgery may be needed to remove the inflamed section of intestine.”