Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD): The Symptoms And What To Do

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)_ The Symptoms And What To Do

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD): The Symptoms And What To Do Inflammatory Bowel disease is a generalised term for conditions that are characterised by chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. When the immune system functions correctly it attacks organisms such as bacteria or viruses to protect the body. IBD is the result of a defective immune system, responding to environmental triggers which cause inflammation and damage to the intestines. Inflammatory bowel disease is not a progressive condition, and does not necessarily get worse over time. Severity of symptoms vary from time…