10 Potential Risk Factors for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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A family history of either Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis will increase your risk of inflammatory bowel disease. Researchers have found that if a twin has Crohn’s disease, there is a 50 percent chance the other twin will also develop the condition. However, for ulcerative colitis, this figure drops to a 6 percent chance.

What it’s like growing up with IBD as an adolescent. 

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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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