Tag Archives: post traumatic stress disorder

IBD and PTSD

Reblog from 10/26/12…Crohns disease and ulcerative colitis are TRAUMATIC illnesses!! The things that patients go through would shock people who are unfamiliar with IBD. Post traumatic stress disorder is real, trauma is real, and IBD is real. This topic came up in a chat last week so I thought I would reblog this post today.

IBD and PTSD

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 […]