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Spotlight: Weather, Seasons, and IBD

June marks the start of summer so this month, we’ll be talking about weather, seasonal changes, and how all of these things affect your IBD. Do you notice a change when a new season starts? Do heat or cold make a difference in your coping plan? How does a new season affect your ostomy? We’d love to hear from you!

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Check out these articles related to weather:

How Summer and Heat Impact My IBD and Ostomy
By Marisa Lauren Troy – September 15, 2016
For starters, pre- ulcerative colitis, I always loved the summer months…

Not All Triggers Are Created Equal
By Paul Richman – July 5, 2016
As you all well know, different triggers set my Crohn’s off into a tizzy. What might make my Crohn’s act up might be completely different then yours…

By Paul Richman – April 25, 2017
Finally, the winter is over! Even though it wasn’t particularly bad weather-wise, everybody looks forward to Spring…

Change of Seasons as an IBDer
By Marisa Lauren Troy – June 8, 2017
We are now in full swing with the spring weather and before we know it, summer will be here! READ MORE