Lindsey Vonn Recovering from Crohns Disease

Recovering from Crohns Disease., Some good news out of , as skiing champion Lindsey Vonn has said she is on the road back from a “painful ” that hospitalized her a few weeks back.

Writing for The Post, Vonn called her illness “very scary,” and conceded that, initially, she wasn’t as concerned about the illness as her doctors. “At first I thought it was just a really bad flu,” she wrote. “I made three visits to the hospital before finally being admitted. They did a bunch of tests, and they were worried that it was Crohn’s disease.”

If the doctors’ diagnosis of Crohn’s disease, which affects the , had been correct, she would have been facing a disease that could have negatively impacted the rest of her career. And, as Vonn noted, other potential were on the table as possibilities as well.

Fortunately, Vonn’s symptoms subsided by a proper combination of . But weariness persisted: “After I got out of the hospital, I was getting tired walking down the hall of my condo, let alone walking up a couple stairs,” she wrote. “I had to stop every five steps. I felt like I was 100 years old, and I couldn’t even think about skiing.”

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Lindsey Vonn: Recovering from her ‘very scary’ illness
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If the doctors’ diagnosis of Crohn’s disease, which affects the intestinal tract, had been correct, she would have been facing a disease that could have negatively impacted the rest of her career. And, as Vonn noted, other potential chronic problems
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