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Do IBD and PTSD overlap? The answer is no; usually they don’t. However, since post traumatic stress disorder can affect anyone who has either experienced or witnessed a life altering event, it is possible for someone with some type of inflammatory bowel disorder (such as crohns disease and ulcerative colitis) to develop this type of […]

Mental Illness Awareness Week

This week is mental illness awareness week and I wanted to spend a little time talking about how mental illness relates to IBD (ulcerative colitis and crohns disease). Thanks to Oak Park Behavioral Medicine, LLC for providing such amazing statistics and insights into this topic. About 25percent of people will develop a mental illness at […]