Corticosteroids are powerful anti-inflammatory medications that are not recommended for long-term treatment due to side effects. Steroids are frequently combined with other medications for more rapid symptom relief, however, this does not improve remission time.
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…