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Medication

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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Treatment

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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Myths

5 Myths About Small Bowel Obstructions

Having been an inflammatory bowel disease patient for years, Jackie thought she’d seen it all. Then she was hospitalized with an obstruction. Here’s what she learned.

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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.

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Profile

Cooking With Crohn's: A Chef With IBD Shares His Best Advice

Living with IBD can make eating a daily challenge—but it didn’t stop this man from making his passion for food a career.

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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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Risk Factors

IBD: A Mental Health Risk for Kids?

New research shows an increase in psychiatric disorders amongst children with inflammatory bowel disease.

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Chronic Life

We Still Don’t Know What Causes Fibromyalgia—But Could the Answer Lie in Your Stomach?

A new study found a link between the bacteria that populate the digestive tract (called the gut microbiome) and this chronic pain condition. Here’s what that could mean.

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Opening the (Bathroom) Door on Crohn’s Disease

When Crohn’s disease advocate Linzy Ross clicked on Instagram’s “Ask Me Anything” feature from the toilet one day (because CD), she meant it. Now she answers those tough questions for other patient while redefining what it means to be young and chronic.

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Treatment

The Basics of Biologics: Ulcerative Colitis Edition

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