Lesson 7 · 6 min
There’s no questions that living with a chronic condition is stressful. But your mental attitude and how well you manage stress are major factors in how successfully you live with this condition.
You don’t have to carry stress alone. There’s no shame in needing help. Family and friends, people who’ve been on this journey before you, and healthcare professionals like your doctor or therapist can offer guidance and support.
Once you see how stress affects IBD, you’ll understand why support is so important.