Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease
Coping with Ulcerative Colitis or Crohn’s Disease?
Harvard doctors reveal the best ways to find relief of your symptoms and improve your quality of life
While there is no medical cure for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (the collective term for ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease), you have a whole arsenal of new and tried-and-true tools available.
That’s why the experts at Harvard Medical School have written this publication to help you better understand and cope with ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.
This Harvard Medical School Guide — Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease: Treating inflammatory bowel disease gives you a comprehensive look at how your digestive system works…how you are diagnosed… and, most importantly, the concrete steps you can take to help you live your best life.
Order this exclusive report now, and you’ll learn about:
Causes and risk factors
Gain new insights into how both genetics and your environment play a role in the development of the disease…which foods appear to increase—and decrease—the risk of flare-ups, which medications may increase the risk of IBD…and the surprising role of smoking as a risk factor for IBD.
Complications of IBD
If you have IBD, you must also know about the potential complications of your condition—from increased risk of colon cancer, skin cancer, and infections, to osteoporosis and COPD—and how to help avoid them. Harvard’s health experts offer you their practical, how-to advice in this special report.
What’s more, Harvard doctors clearly explain the variety of treatment options that can help provide relief from your symptoms, lessen the pain of flare-ups, and help induce and maintain remission.
You’ll discover the specific medications that can help ease symptoms of ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease—including how each one works…possible side effects…and how to work with your doctor to make the best decision for your needs. You’ll learn when surgery may be considered and what is involved with the different types of surgery. Plus, you’ll see what specific steps you can take to help prevent and cope with flare-ups as they occur.
Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease: Treating inflammatory bowel disease brings you the facts you need to find welcome relief from these life-altering conditions. Act now and put this exclusive Harvard Medical School Guide at your fingertips for easy reference—any time and any place on your phone, tablet or desktop.
- Causes and risk factors of IBD
- Complications of IBD
- Medications for IBD
- Symptoms and diagnosis
- Medications for ulcerative colitis
- Preventing ulcerative colitis flareups
- Symptoms and diagnosis
- Medications for Crohn’s disease
- Surgery options for Crohn’s disease
- Preventing Crohn’s flare-ups
- And more from the experts at Harvard Medical School, America’s #1 medical school for research as ranked by U.S. News and World Report.