How Does Alcohol Affect Crohn’s Disease?


Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease [1] that causes inflammation in the digestive tract, from the oesophagus [2] to the anus. The exact cause of this inflammation is not known, but it can be triggered by some factors like hereditary and smoking habits.

Is it safe to take alcohol when you have Crohn’s disease? There is no straight answer to this question. Sometimes it is safe to take alcohol and sometimes it isn’t. The answer depends on a lot of factors like the type of alcohol you are taking, the state of the disease and how much alcohol you are taking.