Is crohn's disease in sperm?

First of all, Crohn's disease has nothing to do with sex or sexual health. It is actually an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that affects the inner lining of the digestive tract, leading to severe inflammation and sensitiveness. In fact, the body's own immune system becomes the enemy, since it is responsible for the inflammation. In almost all cases, the patient suffers from diarrhea with intense abdominal and intestinal cramps. This occurs when the inflammation causes the intestines to release large amounts of salt and water, which the colon cannot completely absorb. In some cases, internal bleeding leads to traces of blood in the stool.

Ulcers may develop, damaging the stomach lining and intestinal walls. Appetite often reduces, which in combination with the diarrhea, can lead to severe dehydration and malnutrition. Unfortunately, no single cause for development of Crohn's disease has been identified, though most doctors believe that it is a hereditary condition linked to the immune system. Some risk factors that can induce Crohn's disease are tobacco smoke, exposure to urban pollution, and long-term use of certain drugs such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). If you have experienced any of these symptoms, you should see your doctor immediately since Crohn's disease can lead to severe complications, including colon cancer. The treatment for crohns disease is a long-term process that aims to reduce the inflammation of the digestive tract using anti-inflammatory drugs and immune system suppressants. You may also be prescribed medication of symptoms such as the diarrhea and low levels of essential salts. In a few rare cases, surgery may be required to remove damaged portions of the digestive tract.

If you are diagnosed with Crohn's disease, you will need to make some major long-term diet and lifestyle changes. Keep a regular food diary to recognize any foods that appear to make your condition worse. Avoid oily or fatty foods, since the damaged intestine may not be able to absorb the fatty acids. While fibers are part of any good diet, they can irritate your inflamed digestive tract. Try to eat four-five small meals each day rather than two-three big ones. This reduces the strain on the inflamed tissues and organs. Drink plenty of water and supplement with electrolytes from the drugstore. Avoid milk products whenever possible, since diarrhea usually leads to lactose intolerance. It is advisable to consult a dietician, who would help you create a list of nutritious foods that are safe for you to eat. Try some regular light exercise, or take up yoga, to help normalize your digestions and reduce overall stress levels.

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