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Could You Have Ulcerative Colitis?

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.

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'Is This Normal?' When to See a Doctor With UC

When you have ulcerative colitis, you’re bound to experience a variety of unpleasant symptoms. But how do you know when something is severe enough to go to the doctor or even the ER?

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10 Questions to Ask Your GI About Ulcerative Colitis

Just diagnosed with UC or trying to learn more about your condition? Take this list of questions with you to your doctor.

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10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Ulcerative Colitis

You walk into the exam room and greet your GI. You know you had a million questions, but now your mind’s gone blank. Use this crib sheet to get the info you need.

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Top Tips for Coping With UC

Looking for ways to cope with the emotional fallout of ulcerative colitis? Learn how to connect with family and friends for support, reach out to others with UC, and define what you want most in life.

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Sick and Tired: How to Deal With Fatigue From Ulcerative Colitis

For those of us with UC, fatigue can be physical, mental, or a combination of the two. These tips can help you manage it.

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6 Tips for Managing Anxiety with UC

An IBD diagnosis can lead to a life of anxiety, especially when you're worried about flares. Follow these tips to control anxiety and live a fulfilling life.

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.

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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.