digestive health

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What You Need to Know About Probiotics and Prebiotics

It’s complicated. Here’s what you should know about probiotics and prebiotics and their role in your overall health.

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FAQs: What You Need to Know About Celiac Disease

Learn about celiac disease, an autoimmune condition that affects how your body processes food

Chandice Probst, 2017

For Years, I Lived in Agony with Undiagnosed Celiac Disease

My celiac disease symptoms were dismissed for so long that I got used to the pain

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With Ulcerative Colitis, Honesty Is Everything

While it may be tempting to hide your symptoms, being open with your HCP and others can help you live your best life with ulcerative colitis

What You Need to Know About Inflammatory Bowel Disease

What You Need to Know About Inflammatory Bowel Disease

IBD affects millions of Americans. Here's what you need to know.

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How Inflammatory Bowel Disease Affects Relationships, Sexual Health and Fertility

Navigating the world of dating and relationships can be especially daunting for women with IBD

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Stomach Pain. Diarrhea. Nausea. Could It Be Crohn’s or Ulcerative Colitis?

Our new IBD education program will help you understand your symptoms and better manage your condition

Tina Aswani Omprakash in Madrid, 2016

Taking Control of My Crohn's Disease

How cultural stigma impacted my journey with IBD

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Fast Facts: What You Need to Know About Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Learn about the symptoms, how it's diagnosed and how to manage your care

Renika Wood in 2020

After Years of Suffering and Shame, I’m Now a Proud Crohn’s Warrior

I took back my life and my confidence by building community, love and support for others with Crohn's disease

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Fast Facts: What You Need to Know About Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

IBS is often confused with inflammatory bowel disease, but they're two different conditions

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

Healthy eating and good communication with your doctor are key

How I Learned to Thrive With Crohn's Disease

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.

Are These Gassy Foods Giving You a Bloated Stomach?

Are These Gassy Foods Giving You a Bloated Stomach?

Gassy foods can give you a bloated stomach and make you uncomfortable. Find out which foods are more likely to cause gas.

Health Tip: Understanding Probiotics

Health Tip: Understanding Probiotics

Probiotics are live microorganisms (such as bacteria) that are sold as supplements, included in topically-applied skin creams and added to food products such as yogurt.

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Constipation: An Exclusive Q&A

If you have fewer than three bowel movements a week, then you may have chronic constipation.

Foods That Help Fight Constipation

Foods That Help Fight Constipation

Constipation can sometimes be caused by poor diet, so try these foods to increase your fiber and fluid intake and prevent or relieve constipation.

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What Your Poop May Be Telling You

Your embarrassing questions, answered.