Crohn’s Disease and Insomnia Symptoms

Crohn’s Disease and Insomnia Symptoms
In a single-themed column, outside of my usual pattern of writing a series, I wanted to focus on a problem symptom I have suffered for a long time: Insomnia. Crohn’s disease can be debilitating and it can leave patients exhausted, and there lies a major problem for the fatigued ― insomnia. Inflammatory bowel diseases, like

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5 comments

  1. Nicole says:

    Excellent write up and I appreciate your mindset!! Amazingly enough, I’ve learned to tell myself the same thing each time I’m in a flare, not sleeping, in pain, etc…. “It could be worse” my second go to is “this too shall pass” This journey is filled with contradictions and the unexpected. Once again, AWETASTIC job! May your good days overtake your bad ones.

  2. Barry says:

    As a patient with Ulcerative colitis for the past 15 years this is a pretty poor article. Simple things most effective food diet, alcohol, exercise, no screens etc. etc. not convinced Ibd suffered have more insomnia than the general population?

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