The good news is that most patients with the inflammatory bowel condition known as Crohn’s disease will not require colorectal surgery. Unfortunately, there are situations in which colorectal surgery is necessary. These are generally due to an emergency, a lack of response to medication or a severe impact on the quality of life. The doctors […]
Category: Crohn’s Disease
Surgical Options to Improve Crohn’s Disease
Crohn’s disease can be quite debilitating. While medication is the preferred treatment method, some people living with the condition need surgery to improve their quality of life or to save them from fatal medical complications related to the disease. Our experienced providers at Piedmont Colorectal Associates understand how to treat Crohn’s disease and its complications, […]
Can Diet Affect Symptoms of Crohn’s Disease?
When diagnosed with an inflammatory bowel disease like Crohn’s disease, it can be challenging to know which foods are best for your body’s needs. Your diet did not cause the development of your disease, and it is not likely to cause a flare-up of symptoms. But according to the team at Piedmont Colorectal Associates, if […]
Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Pregnancy: What To Know
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a spectrum of conditions, including ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, that cause inflammation of the digestive tract. Women with pre-existing IBD who wish to have children are often curious about how IBD and IBD treatments impact pregnancy. Most women with IBD have healthy pregnancies and healthy babies. However, according to […]
Ulcerative Colitis vs. Crohn’s Disease: What To Know
Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease are very similar; in fact, many people confuse the two diseases since they seem interchangeable. However, distinguishing between ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease is important, as there are key differences in the way they are managed. Read on as the team at Piedmont Colorectal Associates shares what to know about […]
The Crohn’s Disease Diet Plan
If you live with Crohn’s Disease, you probably know that eating certain foods can trigger digestion issues. Having a special diet plan, avoiding certain foods, can prevent these triggers and allow intestinal healing.