Monday, 21 November 2011

Stress, Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease flares

Here is a WebMD article on the relationship between stress and Ulcerative Colitis. It includes a neat summary of the mechanism which applies equally to the role of stress in the inflammation exhibited in Crohn's Disease. It includes patient accounts of how stress causes their Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) to flare.

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Inflammation in Crohn's Disease
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