Latest by Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

3 Tips for Dining Out With Crohn’s Disease

Eating at restaurants with Crohn's doesn't have to be a nightmare. Follow these tips to stop IBD from getting in the way of a good time.

Fall Food Guide for Ulcerative Colitis

The changing season means pumpkin-spiced everything, apples galore, and more — but when you have IBD, are some of these fall favorites better for your gut than others?

Finding Emotional Health With Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis can create a range of emotions that are a necessary and important part of our survival.

10 Tips to Help Kickstart Fitness With Crohn's

Struggling to get motivated? Here’s how to get moving when you’re living with Crohn's.

Why You Should Try an Elimination Diet for UC

An elimination diet can help you determine if you have sensitivity to certain types of food, worsening your ulcerative colitis (UC) symptoms. This will let you to indulge in those foods with no issue without the guilt and suspicion you may now be feeling.

Are Pumpkin Seeds Healthy?

Before you start chowing down on pumpkin seeds this season, learn all about the pros — and cons — of adding them to your diet.

10 Relaxation Techniques for Psoriasis

Living with psoriasis? Reduce your stress with these helpful relaxation techniques.

10 Best Exercises for Back Pain

As long as your doctor says it’s OK, doing these exercises for back pain may actually help relieve your symptoms — building core strength is the key.

10 Best Foods for Sciatica and Back Pain

Since back pain can be caused by inflammation, and certain foods help reduce inflammation, it makes sense to eat these foods that won’t stab you in the back.

Ulcerative Colitis and Smoking: 10 Things You Need to Know

While some research shows that smoking has a positive effect on UC, the story is not that straightforward. Here’s what you need to know about the risks.