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Coping With Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis)

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Coping with inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis) can be a challenge. Learning to deal with the emotions and feelings associated with having a chronic disorder is an important part of treatment.
  1. Holidays With IBD
  2. Mental Health, Depression, and IBD
  3. Managing Relationships When You Have IBD
  4. Teens With IBD
  1. Tools to Help Manage Your IBD
  2. Traveling With IBD
  3. Support Groups for People Who Have IBD
  4. Caring for a Loved One With IBD

Holidays With IBD

Pumpkins

Holidays with IBD can be difficult and stressful. Learn to navigate holidays -- which often revolve around food -- and keep on track with proper diet and treatment.

Mental Health, Depression, and IBD

Depression

IBD not only affects the gastrointestinal tract but can also be associated with depression and anxiety.

Managing Relationships When You Have IBD

Beach

Relationships are important in any person's life. With IBD, it can be difficult to sustain relationships, especially if loved ones can't -- or won't -- understand the challenges of living with IBD.

Teens With IBD

Youth Rally Zoo Trip

Having IBD is hard enough. Being a teen with IBD brings an entirely new set of problems.

Tools to Help Manage Your IBD

GI Monitor

Managing your IBD on a day-to-day basis can be overwhelming. Thankfully there are many tools and tricks you can use to help you manage your medications and track your symptoms.

Traveling With IBD

The Road

Travel can be a rewarding experience, but traveling with a chronic illness can be a challenge. Learn how to explore even when you have IBD .

Support Groups for People Who Have IBD

Telephone

Support groups -- whether online or face-to-face -- can be an important tool in learning to cope with IBD.

Caring for a Loved One With IBD

Being a primary caregiver for someone with IBD can be stressful. Overcoming the everyday challenges is important to the mental health of both the person being cared for and the caregiver.

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