10 Probable Causes of Inflammatory Bowel Disease


IBDs such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease are more likely to be diagnosed in teenagers and young adults, but older adults may develop it later in life. Younger patients tend to have a more aggressiveĀ form of theĀ condition.

Younger patients are thought to have the disease due to genetic factors whereas older people are more likely to be affected by environmental factors.

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