An analysis of 40 patients with inflammatory bowel disease found that those who received bowel and pelvic floor muscle retraining were less likely to have fecal incontinence or constipation, according to a study published in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. Seventy-seven percent (17/22) of patients with fecal incontinence who participated in the study showed improvement, while 83% (15/18) of patients with constipation improved.
Gut function may improve in IBD patients who receive behavioral treatment
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