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In his book “The Art of Loving” social philosopher Erich Fromm says that the only way to overcome loneliness and isolation is to form a genuine connection with another person, one which is based on openly sharing our deepest emotional truths with each other. We’ve noticed that loneliness and isolation are huge themes in the IBD community, as is depression.…

“I tried everything, I really did. I even tried this new treatment that I got in Spain because it wasn’t yet available here”, one of our team members’ close friends said about his Crohn’s disease progression. “It was supposed to do miracles but it didn’t work on me at all. I got so anxious, I began provoking my flare-ups in…

We love giving you the good news about novel medical approaches, breakthroughs, promising treatments in development and clinical trials that seem to be on the way to finding better solutions. We love doing this because we’re passionate about the world of possibilities that research opens the doors to, we love doing this because it gives all of us hope that…

Side effects are mentioned in every other sentence when talking about clinical trials, but it’s a commonly acknowledged truth that every drug - from aspirin to complex new formulas - has side effects. Some side effects are more pronounced than others, but ultimately there is no side-effects-free treatment except for the chamomile tea when we have trouble sleeping. Some side…

Introducing healthy changes to your diet might be the single best decision you’ll ever make for your long-term health. According to the World Health Organisation a bigger part of the world’s population lives in countries where obesity is more of a health issue than underweight. Other grim statistics reinforce the notion that obesity is becoming an epidemic not only in…

For a long time now there has been an ongoing debate about how the course of development of ulcerative colitis is or isn’t related to diet. And while researchers widely agree that ulcerative colitis (and other IBDs for that matter) is not directly caused by our diet, there are still differences of opinion backed up by research about how different…

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