Ulcerative colitis

There are a lot of different problems that actually affect the body. One of these things is known as colitis. Most people call this disease colitis, but it is really known as ischemic colitis. If you did not already know, this is a disorder that actually affects part of your colon. In fact, it mostly affects the large intestine. When you have colitis, your large intestine is going to become inflamed and affect your blood flow to the colon. A lot of times, this problem can lead to permanent colon damage. The only way to fully heal it would be to remove that part of the colon.

Ulcerative colitis is a disease that causes ulcers in the lining of the rectum and colon. It is one of a group of diseases called inflammatory bowel disease. Ulcers form where inflammation has killed the cells that usually line the colon,specifically the large intestine or colon.

Colon (anatomy)
(The colon is the last part of the digestive system in most vertebrates; it extracts water and salt from solid wastes before they are eliminated from the body, and is the site in which flora-aided fermentation of unabsorbed material occurs. Unlike the small intestine, the colon does not play a...) that includes characteristic ulcers (Peptic ulcer A peptic ulcer, also known as PUD or peptic ulcer disease, is the most common ulcer of an area of the gastrointestinal tract that is usually acidic and thus extremely painful...) , or open sores, in the colon. The main symptom of active disease is usually constant diarrhea
(Diarrhea)
Diarrhea , also spelled diarrhoea, is the condition of having three or more loose or liquid bowel movements per day. It is a common cause of death in developing countries and the second most common cause of infant deaths worldwide. The loss of fluids through diarrhea can cause dehydration and...)
Mixed with blood, of gradual onset.Ulcerative colitis can happen at any age, but it usually starts between the ages of 15 and 30. It tends to run in families. The most common symptoms are pain in the abdomen and bloody diarrhea. Other symptoms may include anemia, severe tiredness, weight loss, loss of appetite, bleeding from the rectum, sores on the skin and joint pain. Children with the disease may have growth problems.
About half of people with ulcerative colitis have mild symptoms. Several types of ayurvedic herbs can help control ulcerative colitis.. In severe cases, doctors remove the colon.
What are the causes of ulcerative colitis?
The exact cause(s) of ulcerative colitis are not known. It is thought to be an autoimmune disease but exactly which factors cause this faulty immune response is not known.
Risk factors for ulcerative colitis include:
Genetics or family history: There is a greater incidence of disease if a first relative or parent is involved.
Cigarette Smoking.
Psychological factors such as stress can modify the course of disease and result in aggravations.
The main symptom of active disease is usually constant diarrhea mixed with blood.others:

Sudden urgency to have a bowel movement and bowel incontinence

Lower abdominal discomfort or cramps

Fever, lethargy, and loss of appetite, and

Tenesmus (ineffective, painful urge to move one's bowels).

Weight loss

sometimes mild to moderate rectal bleeding may be the only symptom.

when ulceration spread in whole intestine then fever, weight loss, anaemia, anorexia, Joint pains, and night sweats are common symptoms.

HOME remedies for Ulcerative Colitis:

Apple and banana are effective in colitis. as per doctors having 2-3 ripe of bananas in a day is very effective in colitis. even raw banana works to good.apples rich in iron and phosphate thatís why its good for colitis. Intake of boiled apple is a best home remedy.

Intake of rice & curd is very good good colitis patient. intake of small bowl of rice with a cup or curd and a banana, works too good.

Buttermilk (chaach) is effective for colitis patient

Try to avoid milk because it is laxative.but take milk products like chaach, curd, chena (rasgulla), paneer etc.

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