7 Things You’ll Understand If You’re a Woman With IBD

There are many things that only a woman who suffers from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) will experience. Some are amusing, some are frustrating and some are just plain annoying. How many of these can you relate to? It takes time for doctors to take your symptoms seriously. As Hattie Gladwell mentions on metro.co.uk, women are often told they're mistaking their IBD symptoms (including rectal bleeding!) for menstruation pains or their period. Similarly, she comments on how it's perfectly OK for men to talk about passing wind and bowel movements, while people tend to frown when women bring up the same subjects. People offer you magical cures.<
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