These Commonly Used Pills May Triple Risk of Crohn’s Disease in Women

These Commonly Used Pills May Triple Risk of Crohn's Disease in Women

Crohn’s disease is an incurable, inflammatory disease affecting the lining of the digestive system. Genetics predispose a person towards Crohn’s disease, and genetic predisposition plus the use of birth control pills nearly triples the risk. Is Crohn’s disease caused by oral contraceptives? No, it is not, Dr. Hamed Khalili, a Harvard gastroenterologist, states firmly. It […]