Inflammatory Bowel Disease for Parents
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) refers to two chronic diseases that cause intestinal inflammation: ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. Although they have features in common, there are some important differences.
Word! Irritable Bowel Syndrome for Kids
Irritable bowel syndrome happens when the muscles in the large intestine have trouble doing their job.
Word! Bowels for Kids
Bowels are your intestines, and bowel movements are the stuff that's in them (otherwise known as poop).
Transition of Care: Inflammatory Bowel Disease for Parents
Most teens with IBD should transition to an adult health care provider when they're between 18 and 21 years old. Here's how parents can help them do that.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome for Kids
Having irritable bowel syndrome can make a kid feel awful. The good news is that kids can take steps to feel better.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease for Teens
Inflammatory bowel disease is an ongoing illness caused by an inflammation of the intestines. There are two kinds of IBD: Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
Crohn's Disease for Parents
Crohn's disease is a chronic condition that causes parts of the bowel to get red and swollen. The goal of treatment is to relieve symptoms, prevent other problems, and avoid flare-ups.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome for Teens
Some teens get stomachaches and diarrhea often. Read about irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a common intestinal disorder that affects the colon.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease for Kids
It's normal to get a stomachache once in a while, but some kids have something more serious called inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Find out more about it.
Constipation for Parents
Constipation is a very common problem among kids, and it usually occurs because a child's diet doesn't include enough fluids and fiber. In most cases, simple changes can help kids go.