‘A day of fasting, a day of recovery’: Pope Francis talks about ‘the healing of the body’

The pope said fasting, prayer and meditation could be a ‘very effective way of healing the body’.Francis said fasting could be an ‘important way of repairing the body’, which has a ‘massive impact’ on people with Crohn’s and Colitis.He said: ‘The day of God is fasted, prayer, meditation and a whole day of rest.’Francis also […]

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‘I’m going to lose everything’: Crohn’s patient shares her thoughts on her disease and the future

Crohn, an inflammatory bowel disease, affects up to one million people in the US, many of them children.It’s caused by the growth of white blood cells in the intestines, which help the body fight infection and other diseases.For many, this process is painful and often debilitating.For many, it can cause symptoms such as abdominal pain, […]

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How to help kids with kidney disease stages III, IV and V

If you or anyone you know has kidney disease, you can learn how to help with your child’s recovery from this condition.It is called Crohn’s disease, and it can be caused by a variety of factors.But it affects the kidneys and causes inflammation.In severe cases, the body breaks down the blood vessels in the kidneys, […]

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