Category: IBS


What Are the Differences Between Crohn’s Disease and Colitis?

Ulcerative Colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease are the main two types of inflammatory bowel diseases characterized by chronic digestive tract inflammation. Inflammatory bowel disease is the umbrella term used to describe disorders that involve chronic inflammation of the digestive tract. The exact cause of inflammatory bowel disease remains unknown although there appears to be both...


Does Stress Cause IBS?

People who suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) often wonder whether there is any connection between stress, anxiety, and gut health. It is easy to see why this is such a common question, as stress and IBS seem to go hand-in-hand, as a reported 60% of IBS patients also suffer from anxiety. Yet, this may...


Can Certain Diets Cause or Worsen IBS Symptoms?

Most people today follow a variety of diets to improve their health. The digestive system is the most directly affected body system, both positively and negatively. So, can certain diets cause or worsen IBS symptoms? Before we get into the various diet food elements and their impact on IBS, note that at Allied Digestive Health,...