Crohn’s Disease Blog

When Gastrointestinal Distress Is Something More: Call Your Doctor With These Symptoms

According to data from the National Institutes of Health, an estimated 60-70 million people in the United States are living with some form of digestive disease. These conditions range from mild gastrointestinal distress to life-threatening, but they often start with the same types of symptoms. Most people experience occasional...

Sleep and Digestion: How Sleep Affects IBD Symptoms

More than 10 million people worldwide suffer from Crohn’s disease and other IBD issues. When it comes to managing a gastrointestinal disease, sleep is of the utmost importance. Without it, your digestive system won’t function as it should, which can lead to discomfort.  To learn more about the connection...

6 Obvious and Subtle Signs and Symptoms of a Crohn’s Disease Flare Up

Did you know that about 780,000 people in the U.S. have Crohn’s disease? Crohn’s disease causes chronic swelling and damage in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Your GI tract’s job is to digest food, absorb nutrients, and get rid of waste. Keep reading, and we will guide you through the six obvious and...

When Can Crohn’s Disease Require Colon and Rectal Surgery

Have you or a family member been diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease? Are you worried you might need surgery? Although this chronic disease may lead to more serious complications that require surgery, people with Crohn’s can still lead quality lives. Continue reading to learn more about the different levels of...

Try These 4 Delicious Gut Health Recipes to Reduce Crohn’s Symptoms

Did you know that, as of the latest figures from 2015, around 3.1 million people in the US are living with an inflammatory bowel disease? That includes Crohn’s disease and is quite a shocking figure, particularly when treatment still seems so far behind. There’s no cure for Crohn’s disease...

Time for a Gut Check: How to Tell If You Have an Unhealthy Gut

An estimated 60-70 million Americans suffer from some type of digestive condition—that’s over 20% of the country’s population. Unfortunately, the symptoms of digestive diseases aren’t always intuitive. Many people aren’t even aware that an unhealthy gut is the cause of their symptoms. Is your skin condition an environmental allergy,...