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Crohn's Disease Health Center

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  1. 8 Social-Life Tips for IBS-D

    Just when she should've been enjoying life the most, Amber Vesey reached her lowest point. By the time she was in college, the irritable bowel syndrome she'd been diagnosed with at 15 was sending her to the hospital over and over again. It morphed into the type of the disease that comes with diarrhe

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  2. 7 Tips for Exercise Success With a GI Disorder

    She’s always been active, but when Megan Starshak began having gastrointestinal issues as a teenager, it put a serious cramp in her exercise routine. “I was running in Florida on spring break in high school, and all of a sudden, I had to go to the bathroom -- badly,” says Starshak, who's now in her

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  3. Stay Social When You Have UC

    Everyone needs people they can count on. That’s especially true when you have a long-term condition such as ulcerative colitis (UC). Your “squad” of friends, family, and loved ones can make your day. Still, it can be a big challenge to hang out with friends, date, or be intimate when you have diarrh

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  4. Expert Answers to Questions About Crohn’s Disease

    If you have questions about Crohn's disease, WebMD has answers. We reached out to experts to find out the most common -- and most pressing -- questions that patients ask their doctors. Once you find out you have the disease, your doctor will give you medicine to help you control it. Doctors work to

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  5. Stay Connected When You Have Crohn’s

    You don’t have to deal with the pain, fatigue, or diarrhea of Crohn’s disease on your own. Support from family, friends, or other people with Crohn’s can help you live a full life. “Social support is key. I would not be here today without the support of my wife,” says Ryan Stevens, 42, who lives in

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  6. 7 Tips for Getting Out With UC

    "What will my food options be? What if we’re stuck on the tarmac and my symptoms flare? How long will it take me to find a restroom after I land?" These were just some of the questions that fueled Heather Weiss’s anxiety the first time she traveled after her doctor told her she has ulcerative coliti

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  7. Work With Your Doctor to Manage Ulcerative Colitis

    One of the keys to handling your ulcerative colitis (UC) is a strong partnership with your medical team. It’s a long-lasting, complicated disease. Your symptoms will flare up, then wane. You’ll want to keep your doctor in the loop to help you manage it. Good communication helps a lot. So be open abo

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  8. 6 Tips for Living With an Ileostomy

    When you get an ileostomy, it’s a big adjustment. The first few weeks are the hardest, as you get used to emptying the pouch where waste now leaves your body. “But you’ll soon be able to enjoy your life as if you didn’t have an ileostomy,” says Jennifer Holder-Murray, MD, a colorectal surgeon and as

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  9. Expert Answers to Questions About Ulcerative Colitis

    When you find out that you have ulcerative colitis (UC), that explains why you have symptoms like diarrhea and abdominal cramps. But you probably still have questions, like about food, stress, and how likely your kids are to get UC.   Sushila Dalal, MD, an assistant professor of medicine at the Univ

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  10. Tips for Everyday Challenges of Crohn's Disease

    Crohn's disease can get in the way of everyday activities, but you can overcome most of the challenges. Use these tactics to smooth out issues at home, at work, and in your relationships. Educate your family. Tell your family and friends what it's like to live with Crohn's. They may be confused abou

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