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.
Irritable bowel syndrome is notoriously difficult to diagnose since there is no definitive test available. But that may soon change thanks to new research.
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.
Just diagnosed with UC or trying to learn more about your condition? Take this list of questions with you to your doctor.
Is the terminology of IBD going straight over your head? Here, according to a GI doc, are the key terms you need to know.
While they may be only one letter apart, IBD and IBS are separate conditions. Learn the similarities and differences here.
Mandy looks back at her challenging journey with ulcerative colitis (UC) and shares all the lessons she learned along the way.
Feelings of grief and loss, similar to losing a loved one, can often occur after an IBD diagnosis due to not feeling like your ‘old self’ anymore.