Informative Speech (Crohn’s Disease)
General Purpose: To inform the audience about what Crohn’s Disease
Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about Crohn’s Disease and give them a better understanding of what it is.
I was a 14 year old freshman in high school when I started getting sick. I was always a pretty healthy kid who had perfect attendance records UNTIL that year. The extreme fatigue and weight-loss was the main sign to my mom that something was seriously wrong. Around January of 2010 I had a colonoscopy to confirm what my doctor already believed. I have Crohn’s Disease.
I. Main point: What is Crohn’s Disease?
A. Crohn’s Disease was named after Dr. Burrill B. Crohn who first described the disease in 1932.…show more content… 2. Raw fruits and vegetables; the fiber may irritate and inflame the lining of the colon.
3. Spicy Food! This one bothers a lot of Crohn’s patients but I personally can eat most mild foods in moderation and be fine.
4. Fried Foods. Grease is extremely hard on the intestines and with irritate it really fast.
5. Caffeine can irritate some patients colon lining and cause a flare up (when I was first diagnosed