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Breaking the Vicious Cycle

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MEDICATIONS - THE USE OF

Medications - The Use of

Elaine writes:
My book was written to be an adjunct to medical practice. There are few contradictions between the two except that when one begins to get well, most of the people on the list have been weaned off of medication believing that drugs are for crisis management and, generally, for IBD are not preventative. However, proper diet in IBD patients is certainly preventative.

We do recommend probiotics after or during antibiotic therapy. However, in more serious bowel diseases like Clostridium difficile or uncontrollable diarrhea, drugs are there to save your life.

From the LI listserve

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The book should be required reading for anyone with Crohn's disease and we wish gastroenterologists would read it as well. The diet is a real alternative to the drug based therapy from the medical community.
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- Bruce Senn
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