Crohn’s Disease

The Pros and Cons of Exercise When You Have a Gastrointestinal Condition

Most people can benefit from moving their body Whatever your age, there is a proven benefit to taking regular exercise. It’s not just athletes who need to build physical activity, everyone should keep their bodies working in order to: Stimulate the body’s natural processes to repair and maintain it and keep it healthy Maintain bones,...
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Understanding IBS and Knowing When to Get Help

IBS and IBD – What’s the difference between? We hear a lot about IBS and sometimes about IBD, so some people wonder, are these just different names for the same disorder?  While both affect the digestive tract, the answer is no and it helps to understand the differences: IBS is Irritable Bowel Syndrome It is...
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New Ways for Coping with Crohn’s Disease

Biologics have been effective for many patients, but not for all. New drugs, with new mechanisms of action, promise more help and hope. Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) affecting the lining of the digestive tract, often spreading deep into the lining of the affected organ. The cause of the disease remains a...
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What You Need to Know about Crohn’s Disease

Though there is no cure for this challenging disease, success can be measured in years of symptom-free, high-quality living. Crohn’s disease is a very challenging condition to treat,” says Dr. Sunil Khurana. In the 80 years since Dr. Burrill B. Crohn described it in a medical paper, neither its precise cause nor a cure for it...
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