How Crohn’s Disease Can Affect Your Body?
Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease that causes the inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. It is believed that over 780,000 Americans suffer from this disease every year. It affects patients between the ages group of 15-70 years. Crohn’s disease is a long-term illness and some believe it is an autoimmune disease caused by the immune system attacking the inner lining and the good bacteria present in the gut while others think it is caused by various factors such as a harmful bacteria called Mycobacterium Avium Paratuberculosis.