Stress & Mental Health Articles
Explore the interconnected relationship between stress, gut-health and IBD.
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Stress and IBS: Understanding the Connection
Jun 12, 2023 - Tessa Eskin
A 2021 analysis involving over 250,000 participants found a strong genetic overlap between IBS and mental health conditions including anxiety, neuroticism, depression, and schizophrenia. The study also found that GAD-7 anxiety scores (indicating mild levels of anxiety) correlated with IBS severity. It is well established that IBS patients are more likely to suffer anxiety and […]Read more
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Anxiety & IBD: What’s the Connection?
Aug 24, 2022 - Shomron Ben-Horin
It has long been known to researchers, as may be appreciated by IBD patients themselves, that stress and anxiety are more common among IBD patients than they are among the general population. A 2021 meta-analysis found that up to a third of IBD patients are affected by symptoms of anxiety. Amongst those with active disease, […]Read more
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