Active IBD is so unpleasant in terms of quality of life, that I think discovering this association belongs in the "duuuuh" category. Granted, there is a brain-gut connection, but when it comes to IBD and anxiety/depression, I think i t is mostly gut problems causing the anxity/depression and noit the other way around.
Pancolitis 20 years ago, full med-free remission 10 years,
Flaring/simmering on and off ever since, allergic to all 5ASAs
10 20 17.5 15 12.5 10 mg 8 7.5 20 17.5 mg pred, 100 mg Imuran
TCM, Probiotics (Primal Defense and others), DMSO, TSO, hookworm
Turmeric/circumin, boswellia, fish oil, many vits/minerals
Lower-carb version of Specific Carb Diet (SCD), Remicade newbie