Crohn’s Disease Blog

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,...

Mange Your Crohn’s Disease Flareup Like A Pro: You’ve Got This

Crohn’s disease is associated with a group of inflammatory bowel diseases that affect nearly 3 million Americans. Although Crohn’s is a severe condition, there is help available. Thankfully, individuals with Crohn’s disease can manage their symptoms by eating healthy and taking supplements to build their immune system. If you’re interested...

10 Benefits of Exercise for Treating Anxiety and Depression

Anxiety affects more than 40 million adults each year in the United States, and depression affects more than 16.1 million American adults. Different risk factors—including genetics, life events, brain chemistry, and personality—are believed to cause these illnesses.  Thank goodness these illnesses are treatable. Regular exercise is one of the best...