A man who has beaten the symptoms of Crohn's disease with a natural remedy after years of suffering from the chronic illness is now aiming to help others with the condition. James Cook-Coulson, who lives in North Lincolnshire, was told at the age of 21 that he had a 50 per cent chance of dying, was offered steroids and immune suppressants and was told if that did not work, he would have to have his large intestine and part of his small intestine removed and have a colostomy bag fitted. He first discovered he had the illness after being diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, which turned out to be Crohn’s disease. His weight plummeted from 11st to 8.5st and he tried a number of remedies, including a liquid diet. But after a journey of research had led him to Australia, a chance meeting with a nutritionist through a friend of his sister, who lived there, went on to change his life. Now, he has set up his own business supplying the Fibremune food product, containing a powerful … [Read more...] about Man who beat Crohn’s disease with natural remedy aims to help others
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DYNAMO has opened up to fans about his health battle due to Crohn’s disease after a bad bout of food poisoning landed him in hospital – but what is Crohn’s disease? By Ariane Sohrabi-Shiraz / Published 18th April 2018 Dynamo, whose real name is Stephen Frayne, has struggled with Crohn’s since he was 14 years old.The magician opened up about his recent absence and change of appearance to his fans on Instagram.The 35-year-old has put on two stone and is looking drastically different.He said: “I’ve been keeping a bit more of a low profile as I got really sick and ended up in hospital last summer due to a really bad type of food poisoning – having Crohn’s disease and food poisoning is a very bad combination.“Thankfully the NHS worked amazingly well to get me out of hospital and back on my feet. I’m doing everything in my power to get myself better” INSTAGRAM / GETTY DYNAMO: The magician opened up about his … [Read more...] about Dynamo Crohn’s disease: What is Crohn’s disease? How is the magician doing?
Brave magic supremo Dynamo made the headlines this week after revealing his battle with Crohn's disease could spell an end to his career. As reported by the Mirror Online, the magician has described the "toll" his condition has taken on his body, including a two stone weight gain and changes to his appearance due to the medication. Dynamo revealed his illness in a short video, which he said came about after pictures were taken of him which he felt the need to explain. There are people across the Plymouth and wider region who in recent times have revealed their devastating battle with Crohn's disease and their inspiring tales of courage. Here we share their stories to highlight just how strong humans can be can be in the face of adversity. The Plympton mum who overcame Crohn's to create her own business Two extensive surgeries on Hannah Daragon's bowel couldn't keep high-flying Hannah Daragon away from her passion for teaching. But after giving birth to her son - a miracle she didn't … [Read more...] about Inspiring people who haven’t let Crohn’s disease defeat them
DYNAMO was spotted out and about in London today after recently confirming he's planning a career comeback and opening up to fans about his secret health battle with Chrohn’s disease. The magician was rushed to hospital with food poisoning last summer and his career suffered as he experienced debilitating arthritis pain due to the illness which left him unable to shuffle cards. The star’s appearance has changed recently due to the medication he takes for the condition. High dose steroids are used to treat Crohn’s and are useful for the associated arthritis but can cause fluid retention and weight gain. The performer was seen out in a black baseball cap and jacket while he wore dark blue jeans and trainers. He could be seen climbing into his dark Mercedes-Benz G-Class as he went about his day. Dynamo, real name Steven Frayne, recently praised NHS staff for their work to help improve his health. In a touching video on Twitter, he said: “I’ve been keeping a … [Read more...] about Dynamo seen out for the first time since confirming he’s going back on tour after his Crohn’s disease left him seriously ill
X Factor star Lloyd Macey has revealed he lost six stone in weight after being diagnosed with Crohn’s disease. After falling seriously ill with food poisoning during his first year at university, the singer spent months in and out of hospital before he was diagnosed with the incurable bowel disease. Superstar magician Dynamo recently opened up about his struggle with the condition, which left him seriously ill last year. He’s now recovering but admitted last month he’d been diagnosed with arthritis as a result of his illness. After hearing his story, Lloyd, 23, bravely opened up about his own struggle with Crohn’s in an exclusive interview with The Sun Online. Lloyd’s weight dropped dramatically and he admitted waiting to find out what was wrong was one of the most terrifying moments of his life. He explained: “I’d lost so much weight and I’d been so ill after getting food poisoning. “In an effort to diagnose my condition, the … [Read more...] about X Factor’s Lloyd Macey reveals six stone weight loss from Crohn’s disease and praises Dynamo for making his health battle public