Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) involves chronic inflammation of all or part of the digestive tract. The two main disorders within the umbrella term of IBD are Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. Patients with IBD can experience severe symptoms such as gastrointestinal tract (GI) tract inflammation, abdominal pain and cramping, and irregular bowel movements among other symptoms. It is estimated that 1 million Americans suffer from IBD.
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