Silhouette of a person's head with made with pins and strings, how stress and anxiety can affect IBD patients

Is it Anxiety or Stress? How to Tell the Difference

Medically reviewed by Dr. Micol Artom  With or without inflammatory bowel…


Healthy young woman enjoying sunset, finding balance Anorexia and Crohn's

Anorexia and Crohn’s: Living in Recovery, Striving for Remission

I have been living my life in recovery from anorexia for almost 9 years now.…


Woman with worried expression sitting on train looking out window, ruminating with worry about chronic disease

How to Stop Ruminating or Worrisome Thoughts

Medically reviewed by Jenny Blair, MD I can’t believe I had an accident. I…


Group Photo of Oshi IBD Patient Advocates and staff at Crohn's & Colitis Congress 2019

5 Hot Topics Presented at Crohn’s & Colitis Congress 2019

Medically reviewed by Matthew Hamilton, MD Each year the Crohn’s & Colitis…


Young woman sitting at a beach at sunset using smartphone, Oshi app IBD management tool

Hacking Oshi: 7 Pro-Tips to Make Oshi Work for You

If you would’ve told me in 2005 when I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease that…


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5 Things Every Caregiver Should Know

The moment you’re diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)—there’s no…


Large group of birds sitting on wires with one isolated away from others, demonstrating social isolation with chronic illness

7 Strategies for Dealing with Social Isolation

Medically reviewed by Jenny Blair, MD Humans are naturally interdependent…


Man lighting cigarette. 9 habits that could make IBD worse, Crohn's, ulcerative colitis, inflammatory bowel disease, UC.

9 Habits That Could Be Making Your IBD Worse

Are certain habits or behaviors—like smoking or skipping doctor…


Person rolling up yoga mat. Meditation can help to relax, relieve stress, manage Crohn's symptoms, be present in the moment.

7 Reasons Why I Practice Yoga and Meditation for Crohn’s

Never knowing when the next flare will strike or what the day is going to…


Hands framing view of country field. Advice for setting wellness goals for IBD, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's.

How I Set Wellness Goals for My Health

Once upon a time, my goal was to stop bleeding from my gut. My goal was to…