Natalie-Amber, 30, was “constantly ill” for seven years before being diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease. She has shared her story to raise awareness of the symptoms of Crohn’s and Colitis and encourage young people to use our symptom checker, saying that an earlier diagnosis will help them to “live their lives again”.
We know that after months or potentially years of having to drop out of social events, dates, school, or work, because you keep having to rush to the toilet or are doubled over with stomach pain, it is a relief to know what is really going on with your body and to take control of your own health with treatment that works. The symptom checker can help people decide if they should speak to their GP.
Stomach pain, diarrhoea, blood in poo could be many of the signs of Crohn's and Colitis. Even if you don't have all the symptoms, or even if your symptoms come and go every few weeks or months. Cut the crap. Check for Crohn's and Colitis. www.crohnsandcolitis.org.uk
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