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[THREAD] I've kept it a private matter until today, but after mentioning on another thread that I'd been diagnosed with #crohnsdisease earlier this year, and subsequently achieved remission without meds, I had people interested in learning more about what I did. Hope this helps:
Firstly, let me establish that I was indeed diagnosed with #Crohns. Here is an excerpt of my colonoscopy report (identifying info has been removed).
Next, let me establish that I have achieved remission. Here is a blood test from last November. Note the C-Reactive protein and Sedimentation Rates (markers of inflammation in the body) are waaaay above the normal ranges.
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1. If you want to understand what causes Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, or actually many other chronic illnesses, and why most medicine doesn’t seem to treat it, I want to explain what may be happening. (thread)
#crohnsdisease #ulcerativecolitis #ibd #chronicillness #crohns
2. This hypothesis is a collaboration between my wife and I, and is based on longstanding research + some new studies that have come out in the last year or so.
3. Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory condition of the gastrointestinal tract. Like many of the other inflammatory bowel diseases, it can be a debilitating illness that makes life a living hell. If it gets bad enough, it can kill.
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