I didn’t know what was wrong with me, I was always sick and had a sore stomach. I was always throwing up after eating. It was horrible. After seeing numerous specialists I was finally told it was Crohn’s disease. Back then they didn’t really know how to treat the disease so I was taking 63 tablets a day.” – Blacktown Hospital patient Ramona Rahme
Mrs Rahme’s life is more manageable thanks to Blacktown Hospital’s inflammatory bowel clinic.
Mrs Rahme (centre) is pictured with husband Elie Rahme and daughter Silvana Rhayem.