Monthly Archives: February 2012

Intense Intestines Foundation Scholarship Fund

Our goals at the Intense Intestines Foundation are very wide.  We want to help as many patients with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis as possible and we’ve already begun to do this in many ways.  With some of the services we offer like our Facebook support page which provides news and … Read More

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IBD and Depression with Tips to Avoid the “D” Word

It’s been shown in many studies that disease cause depression.  Amazingly studies actually are done about things like this which seems to be a waste of money to me.  Many 10 year olds can make the observation that diseases can cause depression.  Recently I came across a study that did have … Read More

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Stoma Ulcers or Keloids? My stoma scare! (With pictures)

Recently I went through a scare with my Crohn’s/ostomy.  It was something that wasn’t expected since I’ve been feeling so well, but I wanted to share it to hopefully ease others minds that will be going through the same thing since I’m not inventing the wheel by any means. About two … Read More

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Video Post: Relationships and dating with Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and an ostomy

With Valentines Day just past us, I wanted to share some thoughts about relationships and dating with Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and an ostomy.  Since being diagnosed with Crohn’s disease at age 11 and having the disease as a young man I thought I might have some good tips for others. … Read More

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IBD and Relationships

With Inflammatory Bowel Disease a big challenge in dating and starting a relationship is when to discuss your condition.  How do you tell your love interest about something that can affect your relationship  from the start as well as something that you might feel awkward talking about.  It’s not an easy … Read More

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