Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Don’t Have to Rule Your Life

Healthy eating and good communication with your doctor are key

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How I Learned to Thrive With Crohn's Disease

Reducing stress and following a holistic lifestyle routine help me live well with this debilitating condition.

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I'm Immunocompromised, But I Couldn't Get A Test for COVID-19

I have an underlying medical condition and classic COVID-19 symptoms, but still didn’t qualify to be tested for the virus.

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Coronavirus and IBD: How I'm Navigating This Difficult Time

Coronavirus is challenging for everyone right now, but there is an extra level of challenge for those who are immunocompromised like Natalie. Read her story.

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How to Sleep Well With IBD

If IBD symptoms, like diarrhea and abdominal pain, get in the way of restful sleep, here are some tips that will help you get the restful sleep you need.

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How to Prevent Inflammatory Bowel Disease Symptoms from Controlling Your Life

Learn how to manage IBD symptoms so you can spend more time enjoying the things that matter most to you.

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Your Sex Life

When trying to plan for sex, spending time in the bathroom may lead to less time spent in the bedroom. Stomach pain and the risk of untimely gas can be a mood killer.

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5 Helpful Day-to-Day Tips for IBD Moms

Hey IBD mamas and moms-to-be—this article is for you! I wanted to share 5 of my "life hacks" for taking on motherhood while living with IBD.

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What You Need to Know About Constipation

If you're having a hard time going to the bathroom, you may be suffering from constipation. And you're not alone. Here are some tips to help you go more regularly.

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Treating IBS-D as an Imbalance of Gut Bacteria

Irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D) is a condition that affects more than 16 million Americans.

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How to Prepare for a Colonoscopy

When I was 21 I was blindsided with a diagnosis of an incurable chronic illness. I was told I had Crohn's disease—an autoimmune disease that attacks the gastrointestinal tract, leading to severe pain and fatigue (just to name a few of the downsides).

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10 Tips for Friends and Family Supporting Someone With IBD

It's my hope that after reading this article, you'll feel more comfortable approaching family members and friends with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and be able to have compassionate and thoughtful conversations.

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10 Easy Ways to Banish Bloat

Belly bloat happens for many reasons—overeating, gulping air, eating too fast. Here are 10 ways to avoid belly bloat and discomfort.

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Belly Bloat? It Could Be Something More Serious

While everyone has intestinal gas, some people have severe bloating that causes discomfort and other problems. The Mayo Clinic mentions these warning signs that you may need to see a doctor.

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