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8 Ways to Sleep Better With Ulcerative Colitis

If you live with ulcerative colitis (UC), sleep probably doesn't come easy. Short of crashing on the bathroom floor, what can you do to help? Try these expert strategies.

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Supplements for Ulcerative Colitis: What Should You Take?

Ulcerative colitis can affect your body’s ability to absorb nutrients, but is popping multiple pills really necessary? Here’s how to find out.

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Exercising With Ulcerative Colitis? Here Are 5 Fixes for Common Problems

Wondering what to do if chronic diarrhea slows you down while exercising, an accident happens while you’re at yoga, or you’re too tired to work out? These tips can help you get in your daily workout even with UC.

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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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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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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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10 Things Women With Ulcerative Colitis Need to Know

It’s hard enough having UC, but being a woman with the disease can bring unique challenges. Here’s what a GI doc wants you to know.

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10 Ways to Show Support for Someone With UC

Have a loved one with ulcerative colitis? Mandy, who has UC, shares what acts of kindness can really make a difference.

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How to Set Healthy Boundaries With IBD

Living with UC means putting your health first. Here's how to set healthy boundaries with friends, family, and co-workers to keep your IBD under control.

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Top 9 Apps to Help You Manage Ulcerative Colitis

Living with UC? There’s an app for that. These mobile apps can help you track your symptoms, sleep, food, and more.