And symptoms may flare up around your period
All Crohn’s symptoms may flare up around your period. Many women report having even more bowel movements during menstruation.
It can affect your body image
Most inflammatory bowel diseases tend to affect the body image and confidence of women more than they affect those of men. Since women are already so pre-conditioned to be aware of their stomach and midsection, having an illness that causes bloat and weight loss in this area only aggravate insecurities.