I met a cronnie today, into 'green' healing...

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   Posted 6/16/2009 7:27 PM (GMT -6)   
I met a cronnie today, but didnt even know she had crohns for about 2 hours of being with her. She was wearing a hemp teeshirt, thai fisherman pants, no shoes, long dread locks. After a long chat she told me she had 2 surgeries 8 years back, but none of the drugs were helping so she switched to a more holistic approach and radically changed her diet. After a few months she stopped taking her drugs all together being fed up with them, she said she faired amazingly well, her pain was almost completely gone, no d or anything! SO by now you can imagine my interest was peaked, she started into the usual hippie rant about how being green and loving the earth.... yadda yadda... if you eat right, organic, wholesome food, your body will treat you right. She said her only problem was that she had lost a great deal of weight and had absolutely no appetite and found it very difficult to eat. Her doctor a well renowned GI recommended a 'green' medicine (hope im not breaking any rules posting this if I am lock it up, but its legal medicinally here in ontario and considered a pharmaceutical distributed by the government), being the hippie she is (wonderful lass at that!) agreed to give it a shot. As this little flashback (in my mind) came to an end she continued to tell me how much it had helped, in very very small amounts and only once or twice a week when she really needs it.

Has anyone on this board had any experience with the aforementioned treatment for appetite, or pain even? (i dont think this is against board rules, but if it is i understand, just seeking some answers on the subject and this is really the only place:/ )

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   Posted 6/16/2009 8:30 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Healing Well does not allow for discussions on drugs that are not legal in All Countries. Rule number 2. lol gail
Hallarious woman over 50 ,CD ,IBS 27 years--resection,fistula's,obstructions,hemmies,and still alive.lol gail
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   Posted 6/17/2009 7:52 AM (GMT -6)   
well, i think the question is what is green medicine? I'd like to know. Until we know how could we possibly say it wasn't legal somewhere?
strictures, crohn's, adhesions, endo. fighting Pyoderma Gangrenosum.
Trying LDN 3.5mg nightly ~ because I'm allergic to pentasa and 5ASA's I'm taking Boswellia Serrata. SCD yogurt. Using silver sulfadiazine on Pyoderma . B-12 shots. Juicing veggies!

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   Posted 6/17/2009 8:09 AM (GMT -6)   
The "green" medicine works wonders.

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   Posted 6/17/2009 8:29 AM (GMT -6)   
Sorry guys but rules are rules. Rule #2 states no discussion of this topic is allowed. Thanks for your understanding.

Gail *Nanners*
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Been living with Crohn's Disease for 33 years. Currently on Asacol, Prilosec, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain, Zofran, Phenergan, Probiotics, and Calcium and Xanax as needed. Resections in 2002 and 2005. Also diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and Osteoarthritis and Anxiety. Currently my Crohns is in remission.
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   Posted 6/17/2009 7:32 PM (GMT -6)   
Sorry nan! you can lock this thread up, but @xray if you could drop me a line at abseeley@gmail.com that would be wonderfull
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