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Root cause of Problem

Mon, February 08, 2021 7:07 AM

Hello everyone,

I would like to know what you felt when you first got symptoms of your crohns or colitis?

Were you stressed about something, was there a tragedy involved when you got it? 

I know for me that I was in a stressed state and that I had also consumed a horrible type of protein powder (Muscle Milk) that is known to give gut issues.

FPO Mark H
Joined Feb 8, 2021

Tue, October 19, 2021 2:48 PM

Reply posted for Mark H.

Yes, a stressful life event was occuring in my life.  I didn't mentally feel all that stressed and I felt I was handling it very well, but my body was telling me otherwise.  Looking back, I do think "stress" could of been a contributing factor.  

FPO apd2work
Joined Mar 12, 2019

Tue, August 03, 2021 3:20 PM

Reply posted for Mark H.

Hi Mark,

This is a great question. I also had gone through an extremely stressful time period, so much so that I would physically exhaust myself. Although I understand doctors do not know what causes UC in patients, there definitely seems to be a link to stress. 

FPO Allison
Joined Jul 24, 2021

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