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Chinese Medicine, A Healthy Way to Treat Colitis

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An inflammation of the lining of the large intestine (colon) is known as colitis. Factors that can lead to this inflammation include use of antibiotics, or viral or bacterial infection among other causes. A more severe and chronic ulceration and inflammation of the colon is ulcerative colitis. It’s cause is unknown and has been associated with a high chance of colon cancer. Its cause is unknown.

While surgery and drugs are conventional modes of treatment … Continue reading

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December 26th, 2016 at 8:15 pm

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Chinese Herbs and Acupuncture are Excellent Modes of Treatment for Acute and Chronic Colitis

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The inflammation of the colon is referred to as colitis. There can be a lot of different factors that can lead to this condition. : IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), food poisoning, Crohn’s Disease and other inflammatory disorders, and chronic or acute inflammation. Mucus, gas, diarrhea, bloody stools, stomach pain, and abdominal bloating are some of the symptoms of colitis.

Steroids are the usual prescribed treatment for a worsening case of colitis. These drugs were only … Continue reading

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April 10th, 2016 at 7:25 pm

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Acupuncture for Colitis

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Nutrition and Supplementation

Your body is unique and so your nutritional requirements can differ from others and also can be based on certain factors.  In this regard, you need to talk to a health care provider who is trained in the holistic healing arts to determine what you need. He/she can do a thorough nutritional evaluation of you including an extensive digestive stool examination.

Natural and wholesome foods are the most ideal foods for every … Continue reading

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June 1st, 2014 at 2:14 am

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Acupuncture for Colitis

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Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease (CD) are two forms of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). These two conditions inflame the digestive tract lining of a person and cause serious episodes of stomach pain and/or diarrhea.  CD usually affects a specific part of your digestive system, the small intestine; colitis, on the other hand, typically only inflames your colon which is the inner lining of your large intestine and rectum. Another difference between colitis and Crohn’s disease … Continue reading

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May 25th, 2014 at 7:40 am

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Colitis Treatments and Drugs

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The main aim of ulcerative colitis treatment is to normalize the function of the patient’s immune system. In spite not having a real cure for ulcerative colitis and its corresponding flare ups, treatments abound that can control this condition including its symptoms to enable you to lead a relatively normal and much happier life.

IBD diseases like ulcerative colitis have treatments that entail the use of medicines, surgical procedures and alternative treatments use. Surgical procedures … Continue reading

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January 5th, 2014 at 2:22 pm

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