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Does lack of exercise contribute to the progression of Crohn's disease?

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Dr. Robert Richards
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Not really

Being a couch potato isn't known to worsen crohn disease.
Being active and eating healthy -- and having a positive attitude can help.

In brief: Not really

Being a couch potato isn't known to worsen crohn disease.
Being active and eating healthy -- and having a positive attitude can help.
Dr. Robert Richards
Dr. Robert Richards
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Dr. Ronald Kline
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: No

There is no relation between exercise or lack of it and the progression of crohns.

In brief: No

There is no relation between exercise or lack of it and the progression of crohns.
Dr. Ronald Kline
Dr. Ronald Kline
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Dr. Ronald Kline
Crohns is an immune-mediated disease. Exercise may increase immune response. I know of no clinical s
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