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Video: Ulcerative Colitis 101

Ulcerative colitis is a chronic disease that causes inflammation of the colon. Learn how medication and lifestyle changes can help keep the condition under control.

You’re Not Alone

There are nearly half a million people living with ulcerative colitis in the U.S., and many more worldwide. Reaching out for support is an important in treating and coping with IBD.

Eating Right for Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis can cause physical discomfort and affect overall quality of life, but it doesn't have to control you. Minor diet adjustments can help manage your symptoms.

Treatment Options

Learn about treatment options available for ulcerative colitis.

What to Ask Your Doctor About Ulcerative Colitis

Learn which questions to ask your doctor if you think you might have ulcerative colitis.

8 Smart Travel Tips With IBD

For people with ulcerative colitis, the idea of traveling can be cause for anxiety. Don't let UC put your life on hold — a few precautionary steps can help ensure an enjoyable and worry free travel experience.

Fight IBD With Exercise

Regular exercise offers a wealth of health benefits, and certain low-impact activities can significantly improve symptoms of IBD.

De-Stress to Manage Symptoms

Stress can exacerbate health problems, especially in the digestive tract. Learn to manage stress to avoid complications of IBD.

Living With Ulcerative Colitis

Minor diet adjustments, exercise, and planning ahead can help manage ulcerative colitis symptoms.


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