3 Tips to Help You Balance Work and IBD

3 Tips to Help You Balance Work and IBD

Maybe you are sick of making up excuses for missing work due to a flare. Or perhaps you are worried that if you leave early for one more “dentist appointment” (that is actually a gastroenterologist appointment), then you are going to get fired. Don’t lose hope. Let’s...
Does Stress Cause IBS?

Does Stress Cause IBS?

Many people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) have been told that if they could just stop worrying, their IBS would be cured. While this is definitely NOT true, we are learning that stress and IBS symptoms may be linked in some very interesting ways. The gut-brain...
Best and Worst Exercises for IBS

Best and Worst Exercises for IBS

“No pain, no gain”, right? Not when it comes to exercise and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Daily movement is an important part of your IBS management plan, but not all types of exercise are going to be helpful. So before you go full force on a new workout regimen,...
Does Stress Cause IBS?

 Acute Hepatic Porphyria

What is AHP? Acute hepatic porphyria (AHP) refers to a family of rare genetic diseases that can lead to an increase in the production of pigments called porphyrins. Porphyrins are needed by the body to make many important substances, such as hemoglobin, which carries...
Best and Worst Exercises for IBS

Ostomy

An ostomy bag is a pouch on the outside of the body that’s used to collect stool or urine. In this article, we are going to focus on living with a stool-collecting ostomy, with the most common types being colostomies and ileostomies. Living with an ostomy bag can...