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Your Top Questions About Biologics and Crohn's Answered

Biologics can seriously improve Crohn’s symptoms. Find out if they could help you.

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Ask a GI: How Do Biologics Treat Crohn's Disease?

IBD treatment can be confusing—so we went straight to an expert to get your biologics questions answered.

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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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The Basics of Biologics: Ulcerative Colitis Edition

Considering a biologic for UC? Here's what you need to know before you start.

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Treating Crohn’s Disease With Biologics: The Basics

In the world of IBD medication options, biologics are unique. Here’s what you need to know about the risks and benefits.

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The Insider’s Guide to Using Suppositories

Take it from someone who knows — although it can seem unpleasant, these tips can help you learn how to handle using suppositories for ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s.

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Treating Silent Reflux with Plant-Based Diets

If you have silent reflux, switching to a plant-based diet might actually help as much as drugs, according to this study.

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IBD: Keeping Up With Doctor Appointments — Even When You Are Well

Even when your inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is in remission and you are feeling OK, it is still important to keep appointments with your specialist.

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The Risks of Acid-Reducing Drugs

Proton pump inhibitors are the most effective medicines for reducing stomach acid. But studies suggest those drugs have several serious downsides.

Proton Pump Inhibitors: How Safe Are They?

Proton Pump Inhibitors: How Safe Are They?

Increasing evidence suggests over time, proton pump inhibitors, used to treat symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease, may not be as benign as people think.