New Study Links Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis to Anxiety

A new study that was recently published in the online journal Inflammatory Bowel Diseases shows that people with inflammatory bowel disease, like Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, are at an increased risk of experiencing anxiety disorders, especially women. Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) are disease that cause chronic inflammation is the digestive tract. The study examined…

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People with Celiac Disease and IBD May Be More Likely to Have Increased Migraines

A recent study that was published in the February Issue of Headache, showed that people with celiac disease or inflammatory bowel disease appear to suffer from migraine headaches more often than people without these conditions.  The study was conducted at Columbia University in New York.  The study originally started out with the purpose of studying…

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Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC)

Primary sclerosing cholangitis is a disease that affects the bile ducts in the liver.  “Cholangitis” describes the inflammation in the bile ducts, and “sclerosing” describes the hardening and scarring of the bile ducts as a result of the chronic inflammation.  Primary sclerosing cholangitis can lead to liver damage and eventually liver failure.   The only cure…

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