IBD and IBS are NOT the same thing. They can feel similar at times and if you experience both like I do, you may be familiar with the symptom game of “is this my IBD or IBS bothering me?”…which is so frustrating!!! That being said, from a biological/medical stand point they are very different! I hope these IBD vs IBS nuggets of info help spread awareness and clarify any questions y’all might have! This is not an exhaustive list, please seek a medical professional if you think you are experiencing either condition! Swipe thru and feel free to share with your community! 💜
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