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5 Tips to Help You Thrive Despite Ulcerative Colitis

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.

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10 Tips for Managing Crohn’s-Related Arthritis

Is your Crohn's giving you creaky joints? These exercise and lifestyle tips can help you manage arthritis pain.

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10 Challenges Facing Men With Crohn’s

Crohn’s can affect anyone, regardless of sex, but learning about common challenges you may face as a man with the disease can help you cope.

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How to Set Healthy Boundaries With IBD

Living with UC means putting your health first. Here's how to set healthy boundaries with friends, family, and co-workers to keep your IBD under control.

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Endometriosis and Birth Control: My Experience

When Julie found out she had endometriosis, she tried different hormonal birth control options to lessen symptoms and pain. Here’s what worked for her.

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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.

Getting Your Emotional Life Back After Cancer

Adjust to life after cancer by following these tips for learning from your experience, embracing gratitude, and offering your support to others.

Tired woman working from home.

Tips for Working From Home With Depression

One of the most common symptoms of depression? Fatigue and lack of motivation. Couple this with a remote work position, and it can be a recipe for disaster. Here’s how to get through it.

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Does Caffeine Help Chronic Kidney Disease?

If you have chronic kidney disease, drinking coffee or other caffeinated beverages may increase your five-year survival by up to 25 percent, according to this study.