Improve Your Lifestyle

Getting adequate exercise, eating a healthy diet, and kicking any tobacco habits can make the symptoms of Crohn’s disease easier to handle. Because Crohn’s can make nutrient absorption difficult, it’s also important to get adequate doses of vitamins and nutrients to make up for any lost due to malabsorption.

Stress and anxiety can also make the symptoms of Crohn’s disease worse. Stress can also trigger flare-ups. When you have an increased level of stress, your body’s normal processes can’t run properly. This includes your digestive tract. Stress can trigger symptoms or make existing ones worse. Finding a healthy way to handle daily stress, whether it’s through exercise, yoga, or talk therapy, is vitally important to increasing the number of days you’re in remission and symptom-free.

Quitting Smoking with Crohn’s

Crohn’s patients who smoke put themselves in jeopardy for increasing the severity of their symptoms. Learn why quitting is crucial and what devices might help.

Sexuality & Crohn's

Learn important romantic relationship advice for people with Crohn's disease from sexuality educator and consultant Kelly J. Connell.

Letting Go of Stress

Stress can aggravate Crohn’s symptoms. Discover seven quick and easy ways to combat stress, an essential component to keeping Crohn's flare ups at bay.

How to Address Crohn’s In the Workplace

Unscheduled Crohn’s flare-ups can leave you vulnerable on the job. Find out how to address your disease in the workplace and how to make your workday easier.

Crohn's Etiquette Guide

Learn ways to talk about Crohn's disease and other considerations from etiquette expert Charles Purdy.

Crohn’s Disease and Depression

Learn about the ways depression can affect Crohn's patients and when it's time to reach out for help.

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Learn why Crohn's disease qualifies for disability benefits and how to get started in filing paperwork.

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Learn more about emotional health and how the five stages of grief relates to Crohn’s disease.

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Learn important tips to getting through emergencies dealing with the flare-ups of Crohn's disease.

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