Wondering if you might have IBS or IBD? Ask these 5 questions.

Wondering if you might have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)? These two GI conditions sound similar — and may even present with some similar symptoms — but are actually quite different.  If you’re just not feeling well, it might be tempting to think, “Why does knowing which one I have matter?”

Not just the gut: Watch out for these 4 symptoms of Crohn’s disease

People who live with Crohn’s disease know all too well the many ways it can affect the body. But if you haven’t been diagnosed with this digestive disease, there’s something that might surprise you. Not only can it cause GI pain and problems, it can also have a major impact on other parts of your

5 strategies to manage a Crohn’s flare

If you’re living with Crohn’s disease, you know that abdominal pain, cramping, diarrhea, vomiting, fever, joint and body pain, fatigue, weight loss, and bleeding can mean something different for you than your friends and loved ones. Rather than something you ate, or a stomach bug, for you, these symptoms sometimes mean the start of a

Regaining Control: Justin’s IBD story

Justin, who has lived with Crohn’s disease since 2004, shares how Oshi Health’s integrated approach calmed his gut and helped him regain an active lifestyle. Background I was a very active child. When I graduated High School, I joined the US Army with an Air Assault Infantry unit. After my initial enlistment, I had plans

Dating and intimacy with a digestive condition

While it’s natural to feel nervous about dating, that feeling may run even deeper if you’re living with digestive issues. But there’s no need to press pause on dating altogether — our GI experts are sharing their top 4 tips to help you feel confident when connecting with others, whether you’re single or in a

4 foods to eat — and 4 to avoid — when you have IBD

Not sure what food to eat with IBD? While there’s no one-size-fits-all approach, certain foods can be beneficial—while others should generally be avoided.

Stress and flares: What you should know

Everyone experiences stress from time to time. However, when you have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), it’s important to consider how stress may impact your condition—and do your best to manage it. “There’s a bidirectional link,” says Megan Riehl, PsyD, a clinical psychologist and assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology at the University

How ulcerative colitis affects your body

Read about how ulcerative colitis can affect more than just your GI system, including joints, liver, mental health, and more.

8 complications associated with ulcerative colitis

Ulcerative colitis can raise your risk for certain health issues. Learn what to watch out for with these 8 complications.

What to eat during an IBD flare

When you have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), your diet can play a role in your management plan.

Have a UTI? It could be related to your IBD treatment

Many people get UTIs, but you may have increased risk if you take medications like biologics. Find out why, and how to treat them.

Pelvic pain in IBD: An overlooked complication

Chronic pelvic pain, a complication of IBD, often goes unaddressed and misdiagnosed. Read about treatments and tips for managing pain.

Why does IBD cause bloating? And what can I do about it?

Bloating can be a common, painful symptom of inflammatory bowel disease. Here are 7 tips to consider to reduce bloating.

10 patient-backed tips for dealing with IBD at work

Dealing with IBD at work can be difficult. These 10 tips may help you feel less anxiety and more confidence on the job.

I was misdiagnosed with ulcerative colitis

A big part of chronic illness is getting a diagnosis. But receiving the wrong diagnosis can feel as frustrating as not having one at all.

Depression, anger, and denial: The emotional toll of my diagnosis

This first-hand account of the emotional toll of chronic illness like Crohn's disease shows the journey from depression and anger to coping and acceptance.

Tips to treat and prevent anal fissures with Crohn’s

Inflammation can lead to anal fissures with Crohn's disease. Learn more about how and why fissures happen, and tips for prevention.

Crohn’s disease and ulcers: What you need to know

When you are diagnosed with IBD (Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis) it can feel a bit scary to hear that you have ulcers in your intestinal tract. When people talk about ulcers, they typically are referring to stomach ulcers. These kinds of ulcers can result from several causes, including medications and bacteria, and can lead

5 actionable ways to stress less

These five stress management tips from people with inflammatory bowel disease can help you reduce stress with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

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