Anjum Khanna – What is Crohn’s Disease

Anjum Khanna - What is Crohn’s Disease
Anjum Khanna - What is Crohn’s Disease

Anjum KhannaCrohn’s Disease causes inflammation of your digestive tract, which can prompt abdominal pain, severe diarrhea, fatigue, weight loss and malnutrition. Basically, It is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBS). IBS is a  disorder that involves chronic inflammation of your digestive tract. Crohn’s Diseases and Ulcerative colitis are part of IBS. Sometimes sometimes leads to life-threatening complications. For Crohn’s disease, therapies can reduce its signs and symptoms. In Ayurveda, Crohn’s is known as “Grahani Disease”. Crohn’s disease is mostly caused by due to unhealthy dietary choices, excessive intake of food particles which are difficult to digest, intake of foods that cause allergy, intake of foods low on nutrients, overeating, eating at irregular intervals, spicy junk food and acidic food  and other physical and mental factors like emotional problems, stress etc.

Signs & Symptoms

  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Fatigue
  • Abdominal pain and cramping
  • Blood in your stool
  • Mouth sores
  • Reduced appetite and weight loss
  • Fistula
  • Severe condition of patients’ who experienced
  • Inflammation of skin, eyes and joints
  • Inflammation of the liver or bile ducts
  • Kidney stones
  • Iron deficiency (anemia)
  • Delayed growth or sexual development, in children

When to see Doctor

According to anjum khanna, Constant change in your bowel habits or if you have any signs and symptoms of Crohn’s disease, consult your doctor:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Blood in your stool
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Ongoing bouts of diarrhea that don’t respond to over-the-counter (OTC) medications
  • Unexplained fever lasting more than a day or two
  • Unexplained weight loss


Crohn’s sickness may prompt at least one of the following complications:

Ayurvedic Herbs to relieve Crohn’s Disease

Chamomile: Chamomile are commonly used for many human ailments such as hay fever, inflammation, muscle spasms, menstrual disorders, insomnia, ulcers, wounds, gastrointestinal disorders, rheumatic pain, and hemorrhoids.

Aloe Vera: Aloe vera has some medicinal properties that are helpful in hydration, liver function, for constipation, for clear skin, nutritional boost, heartburn relief, digestive benefits and beauty.

Ginger: Ginger is commonly used to treat various types of “stomach problems,” including motion sickness, morning sickness, colic, upset stomach, gas, diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), nausea, nausea caused by cancer treatment, nausea caused by HIV/AIDS treatment, nausea and vomiting after surgery, as well as loss of appetite.

Fennel Seeds: Fennel is commonly used to treat various types of Excessive crying in infants, Menstrual cramps , Male pattern hair growth in women ,Symptoms of menopause, Sunburn, Thinning of vaginal tissue , Absence of menstrual periods , Anxiety, Back pain, Breast-feeding, Swelling (inflammation) of the main airways in the lung, Cancer, An infection of the intestines that causes diarrhea , Constipation, Cough, Diseases such as Alzheimer disease, that interfere with thinking, Diabetes, indigestion, gas, abdominal bloating (bloating), insomnia, irritable bowel syndrome, bedwetting, bedwetting, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), increased sexual desire in healthy people, upper airway infection.

Ayurvedic Treatment 

If the patient is already on allopathic treatment, Ayurveda treatment can be clubbed initially and gradually allopathic medicines can be tapered down,  Results are very good with the Ayurvedic line of treatment. Early cases tend to respond more quickly than chronic. If the patient can stick to all the guidelines as advised, even a complete cure can also be achieved. 

About Anjum Khanna Consultant,

Anjum Khanna is an Ayurvedic Consultant comes with experience of 10 years of practicing Ayurveda and alternative medicine having its corporate office in Bawana Industrial Area, Delhi and also its distribution & sales office in Bangalore.

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