Watch this video about Crohn's disease and colitis.
(Crohn's & Colitis UK, 2018)
Find out more about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment available for ulcerative colitis and for Crohn's disease.
You can also get support for IBD from Crohn's and Colitis New Zealand(external link)
IBD is not the same as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), which is sometimes called irritable bowel disease. IBS is a common condition that has symptoms such as abdominal cramping, bloating, diarrhoea and constipation. It is treated with lifestyle changes.