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How can managing stress help with inflammatory bowel disease?

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IBD is a group of disorders where your intestines get inflamed and cause cramps, pain, diarrhea, and other symptoms. It’s usually treated with medication and self care. Stress may worsen your IBD. Look for ways you can lower or get rid of causes of your stress. Deep breathing can help, too. Learn to meditate, make time for yourself, and exercise regularly. They are good stress-busters.

SOURCE:  National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse, National Institutes of Health. FDA. “FDA approves Inflectra, a biosimilar to Remicade.” “FDA approves Amjevita, a biosimilar to Humira.” Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America."Maintenance Therapy." "What is Crohn's Disease?" "What is Ulcerative Colitis?"  



Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on September 16, 2019

SOURCE:  National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse, National Institutes of Health. FDA. “FDA approves Inflectra, a biosimilar to Remicade.” “FDA approves Amjevita, a biosimilar to Humira.” Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America."Maintenance Therapy." "What is Crohn's Disease?" "What is Ulcerative Colitis?"  



Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on September 16, 2019

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