Some doctors think it is, some don't.
I also have an IBD (UC) which my maternal grandmother does as well. My grandmother's mother, my grandmother and my mother all have IBS as I do as well. My mother has GERD/hiatal hernia and I have GERD as well. I think that it is just like anything else. We inherit genes from our parents that help make up our own individual makeup so it only makes sense. If you are lucky, you don't get the bad genes but you chances of getting them passed down are there.
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