Learn about ulcerative colitis (UC) causes, symptoms, and treatments, and read stories and tips from patients who've been there.
Just diagnosed with UC or trying to learn more about your condition? Take this list of questions with you to your doctor.
What do you do when you’re finally healthy but your friends are still sick? Where do you fit in the community? Jackie shares how going into remission with ulcerative colitis changed her relationships.
For those of us with UC, fatigue can be physical, mental, or a combination of the two. These tips can help you manage it.
UC can bring planned and unplanned costs and paperwork. To help keep your stress level low, here are helpful strategies to make managing paperwork and finances easier.
Are you barely keeping your head above water with IBD? Shawntel shares her top tips to help you live your life to the fullest with your condition.
Discover the most healing foods for your UC, as well as how to look and feel your best, build a strong relationship with your care team, and how to manage work, travel, and more.
Mandy is a patient expert living with ulcerative colitis. She’s a full-time technical writer and writing instructor and serves on the board of directors for Girls With Guts.
A three-year study involving more than 22 million people suggests there’s a strong connection between inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and heart disease and heart attack risk. The most common types of IBD are Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. T...
Researchers at the University of Nottingham and King’s College London, both in the United Kingdom, have discovered a link between “good” bacteria in the digestive tract – the gut microbiome – and hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis).
Researchers at the NYU School of Medicine in New York City have identified a previously unknown feature of the human body called the interstitium. According to this research, layers of the body below the skin’s surface; lining the digestive tract, lu...