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Our Stories

I am an IBD caregiver to ...

Author Image MsCastle
Joined November 2019

My son was diagnosed with Crohn's Disease shortly after his 15th birthday in September 2017. In these past 2 years, ... read more

Hard to believe

Author Image HBloomfield
Joined November 2019

Four years ago I was pulled out of a deep sleep @ 6 am with severe nausea, dizziness and an urgent need to either vomit ... read more

My struggle to keep up my...

Author Image Scohen18
Joined November 2019

All my life I had problems with my stomach. My family would tell me that IBS runs in the family but I always knew there ... read more

Community Forum

Constipation as a solutio...
Author Image dwdanby
Joined Nov 4, 2019

Ok, I am brand-newly diagnosed and pretty upset, flailing around for solutions. Not happy about the prospect of this new life. Anyway, I am in the mid....

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Lost in the pool of infor...
Author Image Laksh
Joined Dec 5, 2019

Hay there, that’s a great question. There are actually many ways to.Lost in the pool of information. I fount a video on YouTube that explains a....

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Crohn's diet
Author Image Laksh
Joined Dec 5, 2019

Hay there, that’s a great question. There are actually many ways to prevent Crohn's diet. I fount a video on YouTube that explains a few si....

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Expert Q&A

Disease Education

Q. I have been reading a lot about my Crohn’s and research into serotonin and dopamine uptake imbalances found in Crohn’s patients. I am looking for more information on the subject. Can you direct me to any resources on this subject?

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Disease Education

Q. Is there research that suggest the likelihood of UC developing into Crohn’s?

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Disease Education

Q. I have Crohns and I am suffering immensely from the extra-intestinal manifestations that are presenting themselves as erythema nodosum and joint pain, and most painfully - Achilles Tendonitis. I haven't seen much information regarding Achilles Tendonitis linked to Crohn’s flares. Can you offer any insight and recommendations for relief?

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