Digestive Disease Myths Slideshow: Common Misconceptions
Reviewed by Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD on Wednesday, December 10, 2008
Common misconceptions about digestive diseases can be dangerous
if they keep a person from correctly preventing or treating an illness.
Myth # 7 Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease): Inflammatory bowel disease is caused by psychological problems.
Myth # 9 Ostomy Surgery: After ostomy surgery, men become impotent and
women have impaired sexual function and are unable to become pregnant.
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