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Spotlight: Travelling with IBD

Spotlight: Traveling with IBD

Summer is in full swing and you know what that means – travel! Chronic illnesses like IBD
bring a whole new set of trials to travel, whether it’s just across town or around the world, and can impact vacations and everyday travels in a big way. This month we’ll be sharing tips and tricks from our advocates but we also want to hear your stories so be sure to share!

Here are a few ways to get involved:

Add to the forum:

How do you prepare for travel? Do you have tips or tricks that make it easier to get from point A to point B – or just help to ease the anxiety? Share them in our forum:
Travel and IBD

Share your story:

We’ve heard from many of you that travel can be difficult with IBD and we’d love to hear your stories from the field. Share your travel story!

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Check out these articles related to travel and vacation:

Crohn’s and Traffic
By Paul Richman – April 7, 2016
Yep, we all have been through it. The dreaded “5 P.M rush hour.” You just want to get home and unwind after a long workday… READ MORE

The Mixed Emotions of Traveling
By Marisa Lauren Troy – December 19, 2016
I have a trip planned in three days and I am always so nervous about every aspect of being away… READ MORE

4 Steps to Planning a Vacation with IBD
By Stephanie Hughes – July 21, 2016
When you have an inflammatory bowel disease, sometimes leaving the house is a big ordeal; so going on a trip may seem overwhelming… READ MORE

IBD Emergency Kit Preparation
By Colitis Ninja – September 14, 2016
An IBD Emergency Kit is a bag of items to keep with you should you ever find yourself in a situation where you have an accident… READ MORE

Traveling with IBD
By Paul Richman – June 16, 2016
I felt at this point that I really did not want to travel. I sometimes can be my worst enemy… READ MORE