10 Potential Risk Factors for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

probable-ibd3 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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