10 Potential Risk Factors for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Smoking affects IBDs in different ways. People who smoke are more at risk of developing Crohn's disease and smoking exacerbates the symptoms, whereas ex-smokers are more susceptible to ulcerative colitis. Medication seen to help prevent post-surgery relapses in Crohn's disease patients who smoke.
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2 comments

    • Tim Bossie says:

      Unfortunately, that just may be all too true. It is a devastating disease on both the person suffering with it and the family as well.

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