But you don’t look sick
New research has revealed that over 500,000 people across the UK now have inflammatory bowel disease, which is a significant increase on previous studies. It’s a chronic autoimmune condition which can require lifelong treatment. It’s also invisible. Bryony Hopkins has lived with Crohn’s Disease since she was a child. In this film she meets others living with IBD, including Anthony Andrews who is being admitted into hospital for a life-changing operation and reality TV star Louise Thompson.