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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…

  • 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…

  • How to Deal with IBD Diagnosis: Financial Burden

    Nothing quite prepares you for the day your physician breaks the news to you — you have a chronic gastrointestinal disorder. You’ve probably experienced injury or illness at least once, but it’s…

  • Living with IBD or IBS: The Power of Acceptance

    All of us experience illness, injury, or pain at some point in our lives. Getting ill can add layers of frustration to an already challenging life. Suffering from disease can make things…