Category Archives IBD

Over the last year, we’ve discussed IBD extensively here, on the FindMeCure blog. From current, at the time, trends in treatment and recruiting clinical trials or drugs being developed to practical advice on how to come to terms with your diagnosis and take better care of yourself in your new situation, we have covered a lot of topics. We talk…

Jenna Farmer is gut health geek who knows all about IBD living, nutrition, and healthy lifestyle. Diagnosed with Crohn’s disease several years ago, Jenna is now expecting her first child - a journey she shares about regularly on her blog, A Balanced Belly. Disarmingly honest about her fertility struggles and the culture that makes pregnancy seem like an instantaneous wish-fulfillment,…

Starting a family while battling an IBD might seem more than daunting. Not only do you fear passing down your disease to your children like a morbid family heirloom but you also wonder if you could even bear children at all. Maybe you had abdominal surgery and you read all over the internet that it can lower fertility rates in…

Amidst IBS Awareness Month we want to bring your attention to some common misconceptions about IBS so as to set it apart from IBD (they’re not one and the same!) and do what April invites us to do - raise awareness about how serious and underresearched IBS is. We take this opportunity to present some facts about IBS, as well…

Having a happy healthy relationship will always be a lot of work and culture isn’t shifting fast enough to address body insecurity in a significant way but some of us face additional challenges and unfair setbacks. If you recently got an ostomy or you and your doctor are considering surgery as an option, dating with a stoma bag might seem…

Technology has a way of making our lives easier by automating everything we’re not so eager to do ourselves - think dishwasher, vacuum cleaner, especially the ones that clean on their own, they’re a real blessing. And, because so much of our lives is now linked to technology, our smartphones are like little treasure boxes - maybe we do the…

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