Controlling Crohn's Disease: The Natural Way

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Kensington Books, 2002 - Health & Fitness - 272 pages
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All her life, author Virginia Harper had suffered from the debilitating effects of Crohn's disease, an inflammatory bowel disorder that can affect both the small and large intestines, with symptoms including severe abdominal pain, bleeding, and diarrhea. Even with heavy medication her symptoms persisted, and so she turned to a natural treatment regimen consisting of simple changes in diet and lifestyle. The results were truly remarkable. Within a year, she was not only pain-free, but symptom-free. Some twenty years later, Harper's diarrhea, painful digestion, cramps, and bleeding have never returned.

In "Controlling Crohn's Disease," Virginia Harper shares her personal story with readers, and details the eating program and lifestyle changes that worked for her. She discusses which foods to eat, their preparation -- including 39 recipes -- and how to combine them in the most effective ways. In addition, she offers advice on easy activities to help restore energy; covers the latest drugs and surgical procedures, including their side effects; and suggests ways in which readers can work with their doctors to become more effective partners in their treatment.

 

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Controlling Crohns Disease

User Review  - lucymax - Overstock.com

Found the book to be excellent and with good information. Wonderful idea for people with no insurance to keep you out of the hospital with severe symptoms. Read full review

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User Review  - kyliee - Borders

i have not bought the book yet. i clicked on google preview and read over some of the beginning. it looks like a book i need to buy asap. i have somebody very close to me that suffers from crohns ... Read full review

Contents

Two LifeAltering Diagnoses
11
The Cruel World of Crohns Disease
30
In the Darkness a Sudden Glimmer of Light
47
The Strange and Miraculous World of Macrobiotics
62
Deeper Into the Mystery
75
An Encounter with the Remarkable Mr Kushi
88
A Spring Like No Other
104
Learning the Hard Way
122
A Program for Overcoming Crohns and Other IBDs
157
A Program to Heal Crohns and Other IBDs
168
Healing Recipes
199
Healing Remedies Supplements and Lifestyle
225
Medical Options
248
Conclusion
258
Index
265
Copyright

Dawn
144

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About the author (2002)

Since 1990, Virginia Harper has been working full-time to help other people get well. She has made hundreds of presentations on health and recovery to groups throughout the United States and has counseled more than 1,000 individuals with various kinds of health problems, mostly digestive disorders. Virginia has been interviewed for numerous newspaper and magazine articles, and has appeared on several radio programs as an expert on healthful cooking and recovery from severe digestive disorders. She lives in Franklin, Tennessee and can be contacted at her website, www. kiolife.com.

Tom Monte is a professional writer who specializes in health topics. Among the books he has authored are World Medicine: The East-West Guide to Healing Your Body, The Complete Guide to Natural Healing, Staying Young, and Peak Performance: Easy, Drug-Free Ways to Adjust Your Brain Chemistry and Achieve Optimal Health. He lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.

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