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Dr. Brian Bressler

Is crohn s making your period worse ibd and pregnancy expert answers common questions about your period

Is Crohn’s Making Your Period Worse? IBD and Pregnancy Expert Answers Common Questions About Your Period

An IBD patient advocate recently brought the issue of period pain and IBD to our attention at Discover Therapies, wondering if researchers have ide...

Dr. Yvette Leung

Rectal therapy in ulcerative colitis an option that shouldn t be overlooked

Rectal Therapy In Ulcerative Colitis: An Option That Shouldn’t be Overlooked

If you cringe at the thought of using a rectal therapy in your ulcerative colitis treatment plan, you’re not alone. Most people consider them to be...

Dr. Brian Bressler

45-year-old male with recent surgical resection for Crohn's disease

Age: 45 Gender: male 4 months later the colonoscopy shows healing of the bowel (the previous ulcers have disappeared). Patients who require surge...

Dr. Brian Bressler

24-year-old female requiring Imuran

Age: 24 Gender: female The important feature of this management plan is that when symptoms returned coming off prednisone, a change of plan occur...

Dr. Brian Bressler

Case study of a 45-year-old male with surgical resection for Crohn's

Age: 45 Gender: male A 45-year-old male with Crohn's disease was in need of a surgical resection of his colon due to significant damage from the ...

Dr. Brian Bressler

Popular diets for crohn s disease and ulcerative colitis

Popular Diets for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

As previously discussed, diet can play a major role in the management of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. With so much information currently...

Dr. Brian Bressler


What is it? Sulfasalazine is under a class of medications called 5-aminosalicylates (5-ASA). It works as an anti-inflammatory by limiting the prod...

Dr. Brian Bressler

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