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Weekend Wellness: Cause of ischemic colitis often unclear

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What exactly is ischemic colitis? Do doctors know what causes it? ANSWER: Ischemic colitis occurs when blood flow to part of the large intestine (colon) is reduced due to one of two reasons: either there is a blocked or narrowed blood vessel (occlusive), or there is a [...]

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Flu shots: Especially important if you have heart disease Barrett's esophagus Pain and depression: Is there a link? Dilated cardiomyopathy Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

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Weekend Wellness: Fatigue a common problem for those with Crohn’s disease

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease nearly a year ago. The medication I am on seems to take care of most of my symptoms. But I am often extremely tired. Is there anything that can be done to help with fatigue from Crohn’s? ANSWER: Fatigue is a [...]

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Mayo Clinic: Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Higher Risk for Stroke and Heart Attack

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Oct. 14, 2013 — Patients with inflammatory bowel disease are at an increased risk of stroke and heart attack according to a new study presented by Mayo Clinic researchers at the American College of Gastroenterology's Annual Scientific Meeting, Oct. 11–16, in San Diego. More than 1.5 million Americans have Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis , the most common forms of inflammatory [...]

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Children

William A. Faubion, M.D., Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist and Director of the Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Clinic talks about the care options for children and adolescents with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Dr. Faubion discusses standard and novel therapies, unique aspects of approach to imaging, cutting edge surgical techniques, and clinical trial opportunities.

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Bowel Disease Increases Risk for Stroke and Heart Attack Patients with inflammatory bowel disease are at an increased risk of stroke and heart attack according to a new study presented by Mayo Clinic researchers. In an analysis of over 150,000 patients with IBD in nine studies, researchers estimated the risk of stroke and heart disease in patients with IBD, as compared to the [...]

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