Crohn’s and Chronic Pain: What You Need to Know

Today marks the beginning of Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week. For those of us who suffer from forms of Irritable Bowel Disease (IBD), we know that while IBD patients may look healthy, they are suffering on the inside. Crohn’s disease is incurable and attacks the digestive system causing abdominal pain, diarrhea, rectal bleeding, fever, and …

Pain You Should Never Ignore

There are certain types of pain that we can brush off as a one-time thing. Maybe the pain lasts for a few days and it goes away, and it doesn’t occur again. With any symptom of acute pain, chronic pain could develop if it lasts for 3 months or more. Chronic pain is typically not …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Abdominal pain can be grueling, causing cramps, spasms and intense squeezing sensations. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) can be a common cause of abdominal pain and represents one of the digestive diseases that affect 90 million Americans. Lisa Thorpe shares her experience with IBS and how she’s benefited from both traditional and integrative treatments. Dr. Gerald …