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Sad? Stressed? How to Deal with the Emotional Toll of UC

10 stay-strong strategies for coping with the (often overlooked) emotional toll of having ulcerative colitis.

By Laurel Leicht
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10 UC Patients Share Uplifting Advice

When you’re in the midst of a flare or stuck in a rut with your ulcerative colitis, it can be hard to think positive. But these UC vets are here to let you know that it does get better.

By Jackie Zimmerman
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10 Nutrition Tips for an Ulcerative Colitis-Friendly Diet

Will this ingredient cause a UC flare-up? Does this meal contain enough nutrients? Eating with UC can feel like tip-toeing through a minefield, but we’ve got the dos and don’ts to help guide you.

By Jennifer Mitchell Wilson
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How to Eat a Healthy Diet With IBD

If you live with inflammatory bowel disease, overhauling your diet can be exhausting. Here's where to start for better IBD health.

By Jennifer Mitchell Wilson
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Should You Use Cannabis or CBD for Ulcerative Colitis?

Can medical marijuana, CBD, or other forms of cannabis help your IBD symptoms? Here’s what the research and experts say.

By Lisa Fields
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Foods to Avoid With Ulcerative Colitis

Avoiding these foods are key to enjoying a balanced diet with UC.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.
Man's ulcerative colitis could be triggered by eating fast food while traveling.

When Food Attacks: The Gut Punches of UC

Mandy's vacation goes awry when flight delays lead to a fast-food flare-up of ulcerative colitis. Find out what she learned about traveling with UC.

By Mandy Patterson
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How to Prep for Travel With UC: Part 2

The best tips for navigating through the terminal all the way until you land safely at your destination, because UC doesn’t stop at check-in.

By Jackie Zimmerman
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IBD Complications Beyond The GI Tract

Up to 47 percent of IBD patients may experience one or more of these extraintestinal issues that occur outside of the GI tract.

By Jennifer Mitchell Wilson