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Stress, inflammation and IBS

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Most patients report that anxiety and stress aggravate their IBS symptoms. Chronic stress can activate low grade inflammation in the gut thereby inducing symptoms experienced by IBS sufferers. Anti-inflammatory drugs have long been used to treat the inflammatory digestive conditions of Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Research is ongoing into the benefits of anti-inflammatory treatment for IBS however some results so far are positive. 

To get involved in further research you can contact:

Dr Ching Lam at Nottingham University


01159249924 ext 70616 

Author: EmmaNutrition

Emma Wight-Boycott MSc mBANT is a natural health expert with a passion for simplifying the science. Emma works with post natal mums, weekend runners and those with digestive issues to find the source of their health issues and rediscover their health mojo.

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