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Ask Dr. Oz: Post Op #25

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An audience member’s daughter has Crohn’s disease, and she asks Dr. Oz what causes it. Dr. Oz answers that Crohn’s is still somewhat a mystery, but what we do know is that it is an immune process that kills-off the lining of the small intestines, creating holes within them. Fluids escape through these holes, and an infection begins. It is believed that when the infection hits the intestinal tract, the immune system’s reaction can cause a wide variety of negative symptoms (abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting, weight loss, as well as complications outside of the gastrointestinal tract).

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Audience member Marilyn tells Dr. Oz that she is on a strict diet. Marilyn’s daily diet is apparently comprised of 200 Splenda packets (a no calorie sweetener/alternative to sugar), an apple, and a piece of chicken.

Dr. Oz appears extremely concerned, and he informs Marilyn that she is living off of chemicals, and that she is making a mistake by not giving her body nutrients. Dr. Oz looks into her mouth and discovers that her teeth are eroding.

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