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  • IBD: One of the Top 10 Health Conditions Affecting Millennials

    Smart health trackers, boutique fitness classes, organic food delivery and allergy testing. You’d imagine these wellness trends are tipping millennials towards a healthier lifestyle. Yet even though they seem to be more…

  • Niksen – the art of “doing nothing” – for IBD

    Constant life distractions have left us lacking time. Time better used for recharging, recalibrating, creating, and managing diseases such as IBD. As a culture, we’re losing the ability to sit and do…

  • Long-Term Effects of Antibiotics: 5 Ways to Boost Healthy Bacteria

    Antibiotics are one of the most important and influential medical creations, but overuse has lead to antimicrobial resistant “superbugs”. Posing a concern to human, animal, and environmental health.

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for IBS: long-term benefits

    Promising results have shown that web and telephone-based cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) may be more effective than standard therapeutic treatments for IBS. Now new research suggests these results are long lasting. 

  • Low-FODMAP Diet for IBS

    Amy was an old college friend, trying to be “healthy” by eating those low-sugar diabetic candies that were mainstream during the low-carb craze. Since she thought they were healthy, she ended up…

  • New Standards Raise the Bar for IBD Care

    Picture this — you’ve had show stopping stomach issues for years but no idea why. You finally get the proper diagnosis from your doctor: you’ve been suffering from inflammatory bowel disease all…

  • Lectin-Free Diet: Good or Bad for IBD?

    Lectins have gained recent popularity by proponents of the paleo diet. These “anti-nutrients” are claimed to be harmful or even toxic, yet they’re found in many health food staples such as legumes…

  • The Role of Stress in IBD

    Stress can be triggered when you’ve set expectations that are too high to be comfortably meet. Whatever the stressor is, it’s real to you and your body reacts to it. From butterflies…

  • CBD for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    The new “cure all” chemical has made its way into our fast food burgers, body lotions, tinctures, vape juices, edible treats, and even tampons. The recent enthusiasm for CBD has lead to…

  • 15 Tips for How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep with IBD

    The chicken or the egg — which one came first? Just like this dilemma of deciding which started and which followed, the relationship between sleep and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a…