Ibd

IBD stands for inflammatory bowel disease. It includes a group of disorders that cause inflammation in the intestines. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis come under IBD. The symptoms are diarrhea, abdominal pain, rectal bleeding, weight loss, and fatigue. Taking fatty and greasy foods, hot and spicy foods, intake of caffeine and alcohol can trigger IBD. There is no cure for this condition.

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Is L-Glutamine helpful in relieving symptoms of Crohn's disease?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a male 29 years old, my height is 5'10", and my weight is 138 lbs. I am under Sulfasalazine medication. I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease sixteen years ago, never having entered a remission since. I was recently informed by a friend that my glutamine can be beneficial for leaky ...  Read Full »


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Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read through your question and understand your concern. It is correct that L-Glutamine has been seen to help in the healthy functioning of the intestine but this is still under trial and there is not enough data to prove it conclusively. The side effects you h...  Read Full »

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