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Jason Reich

Jason Reich, M.D.

Medical Reviewer

Dr. Reich is an academically trained gastroenterologist with expertise in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), gastrointestinal bleeding, acid reflux (GERD), and colon cancer as well as other functional gut disorders. Dr. Reich went to Cornell University and received His medical degree from George Washington University. He completed both his internal medicine training and gastroenterologist training at Boston Medical Center. Dr. Reich has a particular interest in telemedicine and digital health. He has published over 25 articles in gastroenterologist Dr. Reich is board-certified in Internal Medicine. He is currently a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the American Gastroenterological Association. Dr. Reich sees patients at Southcoast Health in Fall River, Massachusetts.

Latest by Jason Reich, M.D.

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Relationships

UC and Your Family: How to Set Boundaries

Family: You can't live with 'em, you can't live without 'em. While your family can be your main support system when you have a chronic illness like ulcerative colitis, sometimes they can harm your wellness efforts. Here's how to deal.

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Living With

10 UC Patients Share Uplifting Advice

When you’re in the midst of a flare or stuck in a rut with your ulcerative colitis, it can be hard to think positive. But these UC vets are here to let you know that it does get better.

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Let's Talk About Crohn's Disease

We've got the doctor-approved scoop on causes, symptoms, treatments, and a jillion other facts and tips that can make life with Crohn's easier.

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Lifestyle

Exercising With Ulcerative Colitis? Here Are 5 Fixes for Common Problems

Wondering what to do if chronic diarrhea slows you down while exercising, an accident happens while you’re at yoga, or you’re too tired to work out? These tips can help you get in your daily workout even with UC.

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Treatment

Is It Time to Break Up With Your Biologic for Crohn’s?

Biologics can be hugely helpful, but the first one you start might not always be The One. Here’s how to know when it’s time to switch.

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Symptoms

Ulcerative Colitis Symptoms: 'Is This Normal?'

When you have ulcerative colitis, you’re bound to experience a variety of unpleasant symptoms. But how do you know when something is severe enough to go to the doctor or even the ER?

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Treatment

On a Biologic for Crohn’s? These Tips Can Make Your Treatments Easier

Medical pros and two Crohn’s patients share their go-to advice for getting through those infusion and self-injections days.

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Insomnia

Connecting the Dots: Sleep and Gut Microbiome

Can't sleep? New research found that your gut microbiome has way more to do with the quality of your snooze fests than you might think.

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Living With

10 Surprising Facts About Ulcerative Colitis

When it comes to UC, there’s plenty of uncertainty. But, the facts remain—here is some surprising info you should know about the condition.

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Symptoms

Could You Have Ulcerative Colitis?

This type of inflammatory bowel disease comes with some gnarly side effects (hello, crushing cramps and bloody diarrhea). But once you become familiar with the most common symptoms and treatment options, relief will follow.