When you have Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, it’s not just your physical health that’s affected. A clinical health psychologist explains the link between inflammatory bowel disease, stress, depression and anxiety.
Managing a job can be a challenge for people with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Use these tips to navigate your way at work and come out ahead.
You might feel you’re to blame for your IBD. But you’re not. Miguel Regueiro, MD, explains why you shouldn’t be so hard on yourself — and what you should start doing instead.
If you have Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, you know diet is important to managing symptoms. There isn’t one specific diet for everyone with IBD, but these fall foods are common triggers.
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Rectal cancer typically affects people later in life, but doctors are seeing a surprising trend toward younger patients, particularly younger baby boomers. A colorectal surgeon answers some key questions.
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.
Should you take a probiotic? Our expert explains the pros and cons.
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
If you have IBD, it might be time to start reading your food labels more carefully. Here’s why.
The old saying goes that the eyes are the windows to the soul, but they can also be a window into your health. Ophthalmologists often see clues in the eyes that warn of health issues elsewhere in your body. “Any ophthalmologist who does routine eye exams can detect these problems,” says ophthalmologist Richard Gans, MD. … Read More