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News for Colitis Sufferers: Nutritional Diet and Ulcerative Colitis by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:47pm For sufferers of Ulcerative Colitis- it can be challenging learning what to eat and how to use food to heal the body, particularly the large intestine. Ulcerative colitis is a chronic and often painful inflammationof the colon. The cause of this disease is unknown, but dietary factors have long been suspected as playing some role in the ... Read on »
Gastrointestinal Disorders by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Functional disorders Functional disorders are those in which the bowel looks normal but doesn't work properly. They are the most common problems affecting the colon and rectum, and include constipation and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The primary causes for functional disorders include: Eating a diet low in fiber Not ... Read on »
Gastrointestinal Disorders by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:41pm Functional disorders Functional disorders are those in which the bowel looks normal but doesn't work properly. They are the most common problems affecting the colon and rectum, and include constipation and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The primary causes for functional disorders include: Eating a diet low in fiber Not drinkin ... Read on »
Diagnoses that sound alike by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted Tue 04 Jan 2011 12:00am Emergency Medicine is as much about taking care of undifferentiated patients as it is about naming specific signs, symptoms and diagnoses. After 10 years of medical training I've noticed that there are a few diseases that require us to stop and think a bit. In particular I'm thinking about conditions that share these features ... Read on »
Collagenous Colitis and Lymphocytic Colitis by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm What are collagenous colitis and lymphocytic colitis? Inflammatory bowel disease is the general name for diseases that cause inflammation in the intestines, most often referring to Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Collagenous colitis and lymphocytic colitis are two other types of bowel inflammation that affect the colon. The c ... Read on »
Collagenous Colitis and Lymphocytic Colitis by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What are collagenous colitis and lymphocytic colitis? Inflammatory bowel disease is the general name for diseases that cause inflammation in the intestines, most often referring to Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Collagenous colitis and lymphocytic colitis are two other types of bowel inflammation that affect the colon. The c ... Read on »
Colitis Natural Treatment by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 16 Mar 2010 9:24pm What is Colitis? Colitis is a chronic disease that involves inflammation of the colon, cecum and rectum. It can be either acute or chronic.  Ulcerative colitis is a form of colitis that has progressed which has the same symptoms but also has ulcers and open sores open in the colon. Symptoms of Colitis Colitis can flare-up dur ... Read on »
Ulcerative Colitis Natural Treatment by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 20 Mar 2010 9:53pm Ulcerative colitis affects over half a million people in America.  If left untreated, it can lead to more serious illness such as cancer. What is Ulcerative Colitis? Ulcerative colitis is a form of irritable bowel disease which is associated with open sores or ulcers in the colon. Ulcerative colitis results from prolonged colitis ... Read on »
Uceris, Treatment for Ulcerative Colitis Approved by the FDA by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 19 Jan 2013 10:11pm This is a new option for treatment and is a once a day single pill dose.  The drug has less toxicity that other treatments according to one physician and may offer fewer side effects versus using a steroid type treatment.  The drug is to treat mild to moderate ulcerative colitis in adults.  BD From the website: UCERIS is an inves ... Read on »
Treatments for Crohn's Disease & Ulcerative Colitis by Health Team Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of treatments and procedures that are commonly used to treat Crohn's Disease & Ulcerative Colitis: 5-ASA agents Anti-diarrheal medications Anti-inflammatory medications by enema Avoid cold wet weather Azathioprine Barium Enema Bed rest Bowel surgery Colectomy Colostomy Corticosteroids Diet changes ... Read on »