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IBS Diagnosis Is About to Get a Lot Easier

Irritable bowel syndrome is notoriously difficult to diagnose since there is no definitive test available. But that may soon change thanks to new research.

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Let’s Talk About Crohn’s Disease Tests and Diagnosis

It would be great if a single exam could confirm if you have Crohn’s. Naturally, it’s not that simple—but the tests below can work together to provide a clearer picture of your health.

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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.

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10 Questions to Ask Your GI About Ulcerative Colitis

Just diagnosed with UC or trying to learn more about your condition? Take this list of questions with you to your doctor.

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Have Ulcerative Colitis? Get to Know These 10 Definitions

Is the terminology of IBD going straight over your head? Here, according to a GI doc, are the key terms you need to know.

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GERD, Acid Reflux, and Heartburn: Know the Differences

Heartburn, GERD, indigestion, and reflux are all different words to describe similar issues. But there are subtle and important differences.

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10 Questions for Your Doctor About Crohn's

Newly diagnosed with Crohn's disease? Here's how to get the conversation started with your GI doctor to better understand your condition.

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IBD vs. IBS: What's the Difference?

While they may be only one letter apart, IBD and IBS are separate conditions. Learn the similarities and differences here.

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What Do You Know About Constipation?

We all get backed up once in a while. Here’s what you should know about this uncomfortable digestive symptom.

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My IBD Journey: A Letter to My Younger Self

Mandy looks back at her challenging journey with ulcerative colitis (UC) and shares all the lessons she learned along the way.