IBD vs IBS – these two conditions are typically very different from one another.
What is IBD?
IBD stands for Inflammatory Bowel Disease. There are generally two types of IBD, which are Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease.
IBD – Ulcerative Colitis Explained
Ulcerative Colitis is a condition where the colon shows signs of inflammation. The inflammation is chronic and it may increase your chances of colorectal cancer.
IBD – Crohn’s Disease Explained
Crohn’s Disease is an inflammation of all layers of the intestine and it may include the entire stretch of the gut from the mouth to the anus. Ulcers also often appears in the intestinal tract.
IBS – Irritable Bowel Syndrome Explained
IBS however stands for Irritable Bowel Syndrome, which is a condition where medical doctors often refer to as benign. Meaning that it does not lead to further, more progressive types of conditions. It is simply an irritable bowel that is aggravated by stress and diet.
Areas of Concern
Take an important note here however, as what i’m about to say may be concerning. Many IBS sufferers do end up with diabetes, leukemia, IBD, etc. Medical doctors cannot prove the linkage between IBS and the other conditions however statistically speaking, IBS often leads to more life concerning conditions if left untreated.
IBS in Detail
With IBS, this often means that a condition called Leaky Gut Syndrome is present. The yeasts within your gut are also likely to have overgrown beyond normal amounts causing an imbalanced bacterial environment in your intestinal tract. This leads to many debilitating symptoms to be present. As a result, your body would normally provide you with notable signs that it is experiencing troubles and is seeking your help to reverse it.
For example, when I had IBS, I was told from my alternative practitioner that I was on the road to diabetes since I had all these sugar cravings and I ate lots of cakes and donuts, anything with lots of refined sugars. My immune system was also compromised due to the state of health I was in, as a result of my severe Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
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