Added sugar consumption linked with worse mental health in IBD

Sugar consumption appeared related to psychiatric comorbidities among patients with inflammatory bowel disease, according to research from Digestive Disease Week.Maaz Ahsan, a fourth year medical student at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, said during a recorded audio presentation that because of the interaction taking place on the gut-brain axis, patients with IBD often suffer from anxiety and depression.“High sugar consumption has been linked with the emergence of this disease, as well as clinical depression,” he said. “Management of these patients can beRead More

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