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10 Things That Put People at Risk for Crohn's Disease

Gender statistics of Crohn's Disease

6. Gender

54-62% of Crohn’s cases are women. So, men and women are almost equally affected, although women are more at risk. Crohn’s disease changes with hormonal levels.

Symptoms can be different for women than with men. It can make it more difficult to get pregnant, can be painful during intercourse and with additional, painful cramping. And of course, it is far more difficult to fulfill the role of parent when one is suffering from the disease.