Alternative Therapies

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Alternative therapies
Cannabis for crohn s disease and ulcerative colitis

Cannabis for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

Many people with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis have expressed interest in trying medical marijuana to manage their symptoms. Others have si...

Dr. Brian Bressler

Probiotics for crohn s disease

Probiotics for Crohn’s Disease

In the past dozen years or so, there has been a revolution in medicine. New technologies have allowed scientists to identify and catalog the multit...

Fecal transplant and inflammatory bowel disease

Fecal Transplant and Inflammatory Bowel Disease

In the past few years, interest in a potential new therapy for the treatment of gastrointestinal (GI) infections and inflammatory bowel disease (IB...

Dr. Brian Bressler

3 common misconceptions of clinical trials

3 Common Misconceptions of Clinical Trials

For many, the idea of participating in a clinical trial sounds intimidating, risky, or downright inconvenient. However, especially for people with ...

Biologics vs biosimilars everything you need to know

Biologics vs. Biosimilars: Everything you Need to Know

If you’re taking a treatment for IBD, you’ve likely come across the term “biologics” or “biologic agent”. Biologic therapies, sometimes called mono...

5 things you should know about humira

5 Things you Should Know About Humira

Made by AbbVie of North Chicago, Humira is the brand name for adalimumab, a drug that hit the market in 2002 for treating rheumatoid arthritis. Now...

Cannabis effects on crohn s disease what you need to know

Cannabis Effects on Crohn’s Disease-- What You Need to Know

Cannabis sativa and marijuana derivatives called cannabinoids are gaining attention as a potential treatment for inflammatory bowel disease like Cr...

Can antioxidants treat crohn s

Can Antioxidants Treat Crohn’s?

Can antioxidants treat Crohn’s? Learn the basics about antioxidants and IBD. Research on Antioxidants and IBD In recent years, it has become comm...

Researchers examine the link between probiotics and ibd

Researchers Examine the Link Between Probiotics and IBD

Ongoing clinical trial evaluates the potential of a new probiotic formula for treating the symptoms of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Rese...