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Let’s Talk About Crohn’s Disease Causes

Maddening but true: Experts can't point to a single cause for this challenging condition. Instead, research suggests a perfect storm of factors come together to wreak havoc on your digestive tract. Here’s what we know so far.

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10 Surprising Facts About Ulcerative Colitis

When it comes to UC, there’s plenty of uncertainty. But, the facts remain—here is some surprising info you should know about the condition.

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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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A Surprising Link Between Multiple Chronic Illnesses

New research suggests that people who have inflammatory bowel disease or diabetes may have a higher risk of rheumatoid arthritis. Find out what we know about the connection so far, and what you can do to lower your odds of developing RA.

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8 Ways Ulcerative Colitis May Affect Pregnancy

Planning a pregnancy with ulcerative colitis? Here are some things you should know to better prepare.

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IBD May Raise Postpartum Mood Disorder Risk

After giving birth, women with IBD are at higher risk for developing mental health problems like anxiety and depression, compared to the general population.

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Ulcerative Colitis and Smoking: 10 Things You Need to Know

While some research shows that smoking has a positive effect on UC, the story is not that straightforward. Here’s what you need to know about the risks.

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease Raises Prostate Cancer Risk

Men with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are at increased risk of developing prostate cancer, according to a study.

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Foods to Avoid With Ulcerative Colitis

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

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IBD: Dealing With Depression

Depression is treatable. Since those with IBD are at higher risk of depression, keeping watch for signs is important.