Irritable Bowel Syndrome

IBS and the Mind-Gut Connection

Your mind can have a powerful effect on your gut, especially if you live with IBS. Here's 9 reasons people with IBS should consider their mental health.

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9 Natural Ways to Manage IBS Symptoms

Have irritable bowel syndrome? These drug-free tactics, from nutrition to yoga, may help you combat symptoms like diarrhea.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

IBD vs. IBS: What's the Difference?

While they may be only one letter apart, IBD and IBS are separate conditions. Learn the similarities and differences here.

By Mandy Morgan

9 Common Symptoms of Constipation

It happens to the best of us. Here’s how to know if you have this uncomfortable digestive symptom.

By Mandy Morgan

9 Myths About Constipation You Should Know

Most people will deal with constipation at some point, regardless of whether they have a known digestive health condition. Get the facts about this common symptom.

By Mandy Morgan

Low FODMAP Diet to Treat Digestive Health Issues

The low FODMAP diet can help to prevent bloating, cramping, diarrhea, flatulence, and other symptoms that are common for people who suffer from IBS, Crohn's disease, UC, or celiac disease. These are the foods to stock up on, and the ones to avoid.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

What You Should Know About Ulcerative Colitis and Eye Health

Your UC can also create inflammation in the eyes that can to uveitis, iritis, episcleritis, and dry eye. Learn what to watch for.

By Malaika Hill

Statin Use May Protect IBD Patients

People with Crohn’s disease are at increased risk for colorectal cancer. Statin drugs to control cholesterol levels may help reduce this risk.

By Monica Smith

IBD Raises Risk of Getting C. Diff Again

Having inflammatory bowel disease increases your risk for antibiotic-resistant C. Diff bacterial infection and recurrence.

By Monica Smith

What to Do About Flatulence, Burping, and Bloating

Flatulence, burping, and stomach bloating can be embarrassing. Here are some easy steps you can take to reduce the amount of gas you pass.

By HealthAfter50

How to Manage IBS and Chronic Constipation

Here’s what works—and what doesn’t—for irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C) and chronic constipation.

By HealthAfter50