Lets start this off by saying I am in no way trying to put down or disvalue what people with IBS go through day in and day out! it is also a difficult thing to deal with. However there is a misconception within the general pubic that IBD and IBS are the same thing, this just simply is not the case.
The names themselves can be misleading…
IBD = Inflammatory Bowel Disease
IBS = Irritable Bowel Syndrome
you know IBD or IBS they both start with the letters IB. Also they both do involve our bowel’s, I have made a Chart to visually show the differences and similarities;
If i missed any Symptoms in either IBD or IBS feel free to list them in the comment section.
As you see there are similarities between the two however they mostly involve bathroom issues , those with IBS do not suffer with the…
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