When you have Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, it’s not just your physical health that’s affected. A clinical health psychologist explains the link between inflammatory bowel disease, stress, depression and anxiety.
A colorectal surgeon explains the connection between inflammatory bowel disease and cancer.
If you have Crohn’s disease, you know that certain foods can trigger a flare-up. But other behaviors, like taking certain supplements or skipping vaccinations, can make your condition worse, too.
Pain definitely isn’t all psychological, but some doctors say behavioral medicine is one of the best and most underutilized tools to help people with irritable bowel syndrome and other chronic GI disorders.
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