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Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory condition of the colon or parts of the colon. In left-sided ulcerative colitis, as the name suggests, the inflammation...
Drinking anti-inflammatory lemongrass tea, turmeric tea, or marshmallow tea can help tackle this inflammatory bowel disease. So can having fish oil, psyllium and probiotics, pineapples, and extracts of the gum resin of boswellia. Avoid carbonated drinks, gassy vegetables, and high fiber foods to ease symptoms. You can also explore acupuncture and homeopathic remedies such as podophyllum, mercurius, and veratrum album.
Digestive problems can affect the quality of your lifestyle and reduce the nutrient intake. Peptic ulcers, celiac disease, diverticulitis, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and constipation are common problems that affect the digestive system. While prescription drugs are usually used to treat them, drinking enough water, high-fiber intake, and exercising every day can prevent and treat them. Ensure that you seek medical help at the earliest when you notice symptoms like gas, bloating, acid reflux, and stomach pain.
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Autoimmune diseases may require you to do specific exercises to stay active. Walking and yoga are suitable for those with rheumatoid arthritis while gardening and pelvic floor exercises are good for multiple sclerosis patients. Moderate aerobic exercises like cycling are good for Crohn's disease patients and a combination of resistance and aerobic training is good for those with type 1 diabetes.
Curcumin is an active compound found in turmeric which also gives it its yellow-orange color. Although it has a wide range of benefits. Curcumin's anti-inflammatory properties make it useful in treating cancer, AIDS, arthritis, skin problems, and even diabetes. It can also prevent and treat inflammatory bowel disease or IBD and neurodegenerative diseases by reducing inflammation.
Over 23.5 million Americans have an autoimmune disease, in which the immune system attacks the body. Type 1 diabetes develops if it targets the pancreas. Inflammatory bowel disease impacts the digestive tract, while celiac disease affects the small intestine after gluten is eaten. Multiple sclerosis affects nerve fibers, while rheumatoid arthritis targets joints. If the hair follicles are attacked, alopecia areata is the culprit. Psoriasis affects skin cell turnover, while Hashimoto’s and Graves’ disease causes low or high thyroid function.
Diarrhea should never be ignored. Spicy foods and/or stress do not cause stomach ulcers, they only worsen the symptoms. Colon cleansing does not have any health benefit. Hemorrhoids cannot be caused by cold temperatures of the surfaces you sit on. IBS is common and cannot be cured with diets. IBS and IBD are different conditions. A rumbling stomach is not always a sign of hunger.
Several people believe inflammatory bowel disease is caused by a poor diet. This isn't true. People with IBD haven’t done anything to contribute to its development. Also, most people get mixed up with IBD and IBS, believing it’s the same thing. While the names and symptoms are very similar, it’s conceptually two different issues. IBD isn't caused by stress or psychological issues.
Lower-right abdominal pain can be caused by something as unassuming as gas, or it can be something more serious. Appendicitis, diverticulitis, Crohn's disease, kidney disorders, lactose intolerance, and colon cancer are often a cause of abdominal pain. In each case, the pain may be diffusive and concentrate on an area, increasing in intensity. In case of colon cancer, its presence on the right side is often accompanied by a characteristic itch.
Blue, green or yellow, every stool color indicates something about your health. Yellow stool may signal an underlying infection or disease. Your stool may be yellow in color due to disease in pancreas or gallbladder, it can also be due to hemorrhoids, medications, and diarrhea. Foods that are rich in fats and color can also make the stools yellow. You need to stay relaxed because stress can also make your stools yellow!
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Crohn's shares symptoms with diseases like ulcerative colitis, making it difficult to diagnose. However, some early signs one may experience include - diarrhea, lower abdominal pain, bowel incontinence, constipation, ulcers, anal fissures, fever, fatigue, and even anemia. Seeking right nutritional support, avoiding stress, quitting smoking and alcohol may help.
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