The Ultimate Crohn's Disease Quiz

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About This Quiz

Crohn's disease, a gastrointestinal disorder, can greatly affect your quality of life. This disease can also lead to chronic and whole-body health problems if left untreated or unaddressed. Take this quiz and learn about the diagnosis and treatment of Crohn's disease.

Crohn's disease is caused by:

Crohn's disease is an inflammatory bowel disease which results in a poorly functioning bowel.

Which of the following is a symptom of Crohn's disease?

Symptoms of Crohn's disease include abdominal pain and blood in the stool.

The treatment for Crohn's disease patients typically costs _____ more compared to a patient that does not have Crohn's disease.

Patients with Crohn's disease typically require strong medication and close medical supervision. This means that patients with Crohn's disease cost the health care system 3.5 times more compared to other patients.

Someone with Crohn's disease may have difficulty digesting:

Crohn's disease can result in difficulty in absorbing vitamins and minerals found in food. This is a result of inflammation in the bowel.

Someone with Crohn's disease likely has a deficiency in which of the following vitamins?

A person with Crohn's disease has difficulty absorbing vitamins from food into the bloodstream. This results in deficiencies in vitamin A, D, E, and K-3.

Someone with Crohn's disease likely has a deficiency in which of the following minerals?

Minerals typically are not absorbed well into the bloodstream in someone with Crohn's disease. These individuals tend to have deficiencies in magnesium, calcium and iron.

What should you include in your diet if you have Crohn's disease?

Fish oils and turmeric are both natural sources of anti-inflammatories and help alleviate the symptoms of Crohn's disease.

What supplement should you consider taking if you have Crohn's disease?

Due to significant vitamin and mineral deficiencies, someone with Crohn's disease has to take fat-soluble vitamin supplements, including vitamin D, and a multimineral supplement.

Why should someone with Crohn's disease consider taking probiotics?

It is essential that everyone has a plentiful amount of good bacteria, also known as probiotics, in their bowel, especially those with an inflammatory bowel disease.

What is the recommended daily dose of fish oil for someone with Crohn's disease?

The recommended daily dose of fish oil is the value of EPA and DHA combined. It is recommended that someone with Crohn's disease take 1,500 to 2,000 mg of fish oil daily.

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