By Kristy Bleizeffer Jan 17, 2017
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an umbrella category for conditions that cause chronic inflammation of your digestive tract. Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are the two most common forms of IBD. About 1.6 million Americans are believed to suffer from IBD, and it can cause unpleasant and even painful symptoms associated with eating. It can also be quite serious.