There is no known way to prevent IBD arthritis.
There is no single best treatment for arthritis associated with IBD. Joint pain may be relieved by a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Many doctors recommend a newer medication called celecoxib (Celebrex) instead of older anti-inflammatory medicines such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin and others) or naproxen (Aleve and others). Celebrex is in a class of drugs called Cox-2 inhibitors, which don't thin the blood or...Read more
There are many people who confuse Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). In actuality, they are very... Read more »
1. I am being treated for Crohn's disease, and lately, I have been experiencing tingling sensations in my fingers and toes. I am seeing a... Read more »
With the holidays come parties and for a person with Inflammatory Bowel Disease I know this can be a daunting time of year. That first... Read more »
Patients with inflammatory bowel disease typically have great and warranted concerns about what they should eat. While diet is most likely not a... Read more »
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997 (IDEA) were signed into law on June 4, 1997, and revised in 2004.IDEA requires... Read more »
As a college student, it's hard enough balancing your work load and social life; maybe even a job. Add a chronic disease to the mix, and college can... Read more »