Most cases of IBD are diagnosed in people 30 or younger and IBD has become one of the most significant chronic illnesses to affect children and young adults. About 10 percent of patients diagnosed with IBD are under 18 years old.
There are many people who confuse Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). In actuality, they are very different. IBS is a functional disorder of the intestines, in which structurally, there is no pathology. The intestines in IBD however, are inflamed or ulcerated. Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease are types…