Digestive Health

9 Natural Ways to Manage IBS Symptoms

Have irritable bowel syndrome? These drug-free tactics, from nutrition to yoga, may help you combat symptoms like diarrhea.

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9 Common Symptoms of Constipation

It happens to the best of us. Here’s how to know if you have this uncomfortable digestive symptom.

By Mandy Morgan

9 Myths About Constipation You Should Know

Most people will deal with constipation at some point, regardless of whether they have a known digestive health condition. Get the facts about this common symptom.

By Mandy Morgan

Crohn's: How Different Diets May Affect Your Health

Plant-based? Gluten-free? Keto? While no single diet has been successfully proven to control Crohn’s, here’s what we do know about how popular diets may affect your health.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

3 Tips for Dining Out With Crohn’s Disease

Going to a restaurant for a meal with family and friends? Don’t let IBD get in the way of a good time.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Researchers Raise Doubts About the Benefits of Probiotics

Millions of people use probiotic supplements to enhance digestive health and counterbalance the effects of antibiotics, but are they beneficial? Maybe not.

By Diane Domina

Probiotics and Prebiotics: Can They Help IBD and IBS Symptoms?

A nutritionist answers your top questions about these popular supplements and the latest research, including: Are they really effective for digestive health conditions?

By Nancy Monson

Married to Someone With IBD? This Letter's for You

Being the spouse to someone with UC can be challenging, but this woman with UC has a message for you: You’re the real MVP.

By Jackie Zimmerman

3 IBD Advocates Share Their Advice

Want to use your experience with Crohn's or ulcerative colitis to help others? These veteran patient advocates have the tips you need to get started.

By Mandy Morgan

Is This Just An IBD Flare, or Pancreatic Cancer?

Symptoms of pancreatic cancer can mimic those of IBD, so sometimes, it's hard to tell if it's just a typical IBD flare, or something more. Always talk to your doctor if you are experiencing new and different symptoms of IBD.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

How I Manage IBD With an Olympic Mindset

Crohn’s and UC can break down your body, and it can take years to build your health back up. Here’s how one man did it through fitness.

By Brian Greenberg

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Living With Crohn's Disease

Whether it's dancing, biking, traveling, or hiking: yes, you can do that with Crohn's. Learn which foods will help rather than harm; how to advocate for yourself at the doctor's office; and how to navigate stigma.

Living With Ulcerative Colitis

Discover the most healing foods for your UC, as well as how to look and feel your best, build a strong relationship with your care team, and how to manage work, travel, and more.

Meet the Experts

Mandy Morgan

Patient Expert

Brian Greenberg

Patient Expert

Brian Greenberg is an IBD patient living with Crohn’s disease and an ostomy. He is the founder of the Intense Intestines Foundation.

Lilly Stairs

Patient Expert

Lilly’s reason for being was ignited in 2011 when she was diagnosed with multiple autoimmune diseases. She currently serves as the Head of Patient Advocacy at Clara Health.

Mandy Morgan

Patient Expert