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Suspect These 5 Foods If You Have Crohn’s Disease

There’s no single diet that works well for every person with Crohn’s disease, but there are common sense ways to tinker with your diet to dial down symptoms. You also want to pay attention to your reaction to these five food types that frequently trigger GI symptoms.

Signs That Your Child Might Have Crohn’s Disease

If your child has been diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, you most likely — and understandably– have many questions and concerns. To navigate through this disease, it’s important that you know exactly what this autoimmune disorder is.

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Avoid 8 Common Triggers to Make Your Life With MS Easier

If you have multiple sclerosis, you can do things to help limit unpredictable flare-ups of pain, dizziness, numbness and imbalance. In particular, people with relapsing-remitting MS, can take steps to avoid certain behaviors and situations that trigger MS flare-ups or relapses. Neurologist Alexander Rae-Grant, MD, identifies eight triggers that may lead to relapses or flare-ups. Avoid these … Read More

If You Have a Colostomy Bag, Embrace the Freedom It Offers

A Facebook post by aspiring model Bethany Townsend, 23, went viral in June, when Ms. Townsend posted a picture of herself in a bikini that revealed her toned body — and her colostomy bags. She has worn them since 2010 to help manage her Crohn’s disease. Townsend’s shame-free attitude about needing to wear colostomy bags is exactly what colorectal … Read More