Lab tests and stool samples are used to diagnose Crohn’s, while biologics suppress your immune system and therefore your symptoms.
Doctors tell us what they’ve learned about the frustrations and issues Crohn’s disease patients face.
Have a frank discussion with your gastroenterologist about how this inflammatory bowel disease affects your life, from intimacy issues to remission goals.
Alexa Federico’s own experience with Crohn’s comes in handy as a nutritionist. Many of her clients have IBD too, and her advice helps them avoid flares.
Crohn’s disease can cause physical symptoms like vomiting, diarrhea, and belly pain. Biologics and surgery can help, but don’t overlook your mental health.