How to Get the Most from Oshi

Welcome! We created Oshi because every single person with inflammatory bowel…


Summer wellness for people with IBD, a group of friends relaxes poolside

Summer Wellness Tips You’ll Actually Want to Try

Pool parties, cook outs, and fun in the sun—summer is officially upon us. Most…


Fulfilling life with chronic illness; group of young people having fun conversations on a patio

Person First, Patient Second: 10 Tips for Living a Fulfilling Life

I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis when I was 14 years old. I’ve…


finding the right mental health practitioner for patients with chronic illness; Illustration of hands reaching out

How to Find the Right Mental Health Practitioner

Medically reviewed by Micol Artom, PhD Living with a chronic illness—like…


Depiction of the emotional toll of chronic illness, an illustration of a person struggling with a mental health concern

Depression, Anger, and Denial: The Emotional Toll of My Diagnosis

When I first heard the words “You have Crohn’s disease,” some pretty obvious…


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How Measles Outbreaks Affect People With IBD

Medically reviewed by Matthew J. Hamilton, MD It’s been a banner year for…


To control stress with IBD, a woman exercises outdoors with a fitness tracker.

7 Daily Habits for Better Health

Medically Reviewed by Jenny Blair, MD Living with inflammatory bowel disease…


Woman playing with her dogs at home, easy ways to stress less.

5 Easy Ways to Stress Less

Medically Reviewed by Micol Artom, PhD In my nearly 14 years of living with…


Three tampons shown, Ease Crohn’s Flares During Your Period

8 Ways to Ease Crohn’s Flares During Your Period

Medically Reviewed by Jenny Blair, MD Menstruation isn’t the easiest time of…


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How IBD Affects Your Colorectal Cancer Risk

Medically reviewed by Matthew Hamilton, MD March is National Colorectal Cancer…