October 10, 2023

IBD vs IBS: Symptoms, Similarities, & Differences

People often confuse two common but different conditions: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). IBD and IBS can affect the esophagus, stomach, and intestines and both result in gastrointestinal discomfort. However, they differ in their underlying causes and severity. How can you tell the difference between IBD and IBS? IBD involves inflammation…

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