CROHN’S DISEASE is an inflammatory disorder that leads to severe ulceration of the digestive track.
This disease generally occurs in the last portion of the small intestine (ileum) and the beginning of the large intestine.
But it can occur in any part of the digestive track, from the mouth to the anus. It can affect the small intestines by 35%, large intestines by 20%, or both the last portion of the small and large intestines by 45%.
It is caused by diet high in fatty and refined foods and low in fibre, food allergies, free radicals, nutritional deficiencies, stress, increased intestinal permeability, intestinal infection, poor lifestyle choices such as smoking and drinking alcohol.