Can Ulcerative Colitis Cause Colon Cancer?

Cancer is a scary thing to think about when you’re attempting to maintain a healthy lifestyle with IBD. You may have heard that continuous inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract can lead to more serious complications, such as colon cancer. Ulcerative … Continue reading

IBD In Children Is On the Rise

IBD is commonly known as an “adult condition.” So why has there been a significant increase in the number of children diagnosed with IBD? According to the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), about 100,000 children under the age … Continue reading

IBD Research and How You Can Get Involved

As troubling as IBD is for more than 1.4 million patients in America, it is a disease that continues to stump scientists and researchers. What causes inflammatory bowel disease? Is it heredity or viral?  What are the most beneficial treatments? These … Continue reading

Treating IBD the Right Way

For patients suffering from these symptoms, IBD treatment is of the utmost importance. Several options exist to help reduce intestinal inflammation and minimize symptoms. We have provided some helpful tips that can be implemented into a treatment regimen. Analyze your … Continue reading

IBD vs IBS: What’s the Difference?

IBD vs IBS. Are they really one in the same? Although they start with the same letters, IBD and IBS are actually two different conditions. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is classified as a functional gastrointestinal disorder or syndrome, while Inflammatory Bowel Disease … Continue reading