Latest by Constance Pietrzak, M.D.

Biologics and Ulcerative Colitis (UC)

By slowing down inflammation, biologics can decrease disease activity.

Pregnancy-Related Reflux?

Reflux is very common during pregnancy, and can happen during any trimester.

The 411 on GERD

What exactly is it, and better yet, how can your prepare for or avoid it?

How to Find an Ulcerative Colitis Support Group

It can make a big difference when you’re in need of more than medical information.

Biologics and Crohn's Disease

If you suffer from Crohn’s disease, you will be faced with making decisions on your treatment. Learn how biologics are used and how they might help you.

Motherhood and IBD

Many women are faced with significant concerns regarding living with IBD and becoming mothers.

What Causes Inflammatory Bowel Disease?

Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s are two very different diseases, but have some overlapping risk factors. Here’s what to look out for.

These Could Be Symptoms of Reflux

Everyone knows about heartburn, but do you also know the less common symptoms of GERD?

Why Sleep Is Important to Your Gut Health

Sleep has been associated with many conditions, but did you know the amount and quality of sleep you get also affects your immune system and gut health? Here’s how.

Just How Common is IBS?

IBS is the most commonly diagnosed GI disorder in the U.S. But is it over-diagnosed?