Prevention of Crohn's Disease

Crohn's disease cannot be prevented. In many cases, changes in the diet, managing stress levels, and taking an active role in treatment can help prevent flare-ups. Patients should be sure to follow the advice of a physician regarding medications and nutrition.

Publication Review By: Stanley J. Swierzewski, III, M.D.

Published: 28 Feb 2008

Last Modified: 10 Sep 2015