Both IBS and IBD are chronic gastrointestinal disorders, and they both have similar symptoms. At the same time, they are distinctly different conditions. If that’s not confusing enough, a patient can have both. What’s the difference between IBS vs. IBD? Keep reading to distinguish between the two and get the right treatment..Read More »What’s the Difference Between IBS vs. IBD?
There are those who dread holiday dinners because they are trying to lose weight and know they will overindulge. Others can’t wait until the holidays so they can “pig out. Then there are those who live with IBD and stress as the holidays approach, as there are so many situations, decisions, and personal interactions that can possibly cause friction or embarrassment. Fortunately, there are ways to navigate holiday dinners when you have IBD.Read More »IBD: Navigating Holiday Dinners
Do Crohn’s Disease and ulcerative colitis increase risk of cancer? The short answer is yes. If you have ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s Disease involving the colon, you are at a higher risk for developing colon cancer. However, the majority of people with these two conditions may never develop colon cancer. Keep reading to find out how to reduce your risk factors.Read More »Ulcerative Colitis And Colon Cancer
A flare of ulcerative colitis can be painful and embarrassing not only for you, but for those around you. Once you have one flare, are you going to have more? That anxiety can make you feel even worse and trigger one. Let’s investigate 6 ways to manage symptoms and flares of ulcerative colitis.
Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory chronic disease of the colon and rectum where ulcers develop inside the lining of the large intestine. It is an inflammatory bowel disease along with Crohn’s Disease which causes a multitude of painful and unpleasant symptoms. Since dietary habits can contribute to ulcerative colitis symptoms, let’s look at the worst foods for those with ulcerative colitis.
What Causes Lactose Intolerance?
It’s estimated that over 40 million Americans are lactose intolerant. Lactose intolerance is a dietary condition that affects the way people digest dairy products. It varies in severity from person to person, and can mean that a bowl of cereal can either be a healthy start to the day, or a visit to the hospital.
In collaboration with CCFA, Dr. Yapp & Dr. Dawravoo are pleased to present “Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Let’s Get to the Bottom of This” When Thursday,… Read More »“Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Let’s Get to the Bottom of This”