4 IBD Lifestyle Changes To Try


If you struggle with an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) such as Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, changing some of your lifestyle choices could be beneficial to your health. Here are four certain changes that could help ease your symptoms.


Changing what you eat.

PCORI Project for Crohn's disease

While there is no evidence to suggest that IBD is caused by diet, it is known that certain foods can trigger flare-ups. Dairy, high-fat foods, processed foods, and too much fiber may cause adverse reactions in some patients.  Other triggers could be spicy foods, alcohol, and beverages that are carbonated or caffeinated.

Read an indepth look at how dietary choices matter for inflammatory bowel disease patients.

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  1. Kathleen Facker says:

    Finally! Some information about diet changes! My 31-year-old daughter was diagnosed with IBD 1-1/2 years ago and immediately tried the Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD). She is medication free and doing well. I would also recommend looking into the Autoimmune Paleo diet.

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