Crohns Disease

Crohns Disease Treatment

Chrohns disease treatment responds very well to dietary changes being a disease of the digestive tract. Reducing inflammation and bad gut bacteria is an integral part of the treatment plan used by Sunshine Coast Naturopath Nutritionist Kerri Abbott.


Chrohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disorder. It causes inflammation that extends deep into the lining of the intestinal wall. It usually affects the lower part of the small intestine, however it can occur anywhere from the mouth to the anus.

Common symptoms

  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Loss of appetite, weight loss
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Fatigue
  • Fistulas

It seems diet plays a key role in development and progression of Chrohn’s Disease. The consumption of saturated fats, cholesterol and alcohol promotes an inflammatory response that make the symptoms worse. The function of the gut is indicated as bacteria and fungi in the body have been known to exacerbate symptoms.

DNA analysis can help us identify impairments in your DNA that lead to chronic disease.

Dietary and lifestyle changes are integral is slowing the process of Chrohn’s Disease.



What you fuel your body with determines your level of health and well-being. It is also important how and when you fuel your body to get the best out of your digestion system so you can absorb the nutrients effectively from your food.