Categories: Stomach Disorder

How to Keep from Getting Colitis

There is a problem that is plaguing America’s colons. The disease known as colitis refers to the inflammation of the lining of the large intestine. The Colitis may be an acute or chronic membrane inflammation. Individuals with colitis may experience stomach pains, diarrhea, and other abdominal disturbances.

In order to truly understand colitis and come up with remedies for the condition, one must have a good understanding of the colon itself. The colon is a part of the large intestine that is extremely important to the function of that organ. In particular, the colon regulates the balance of water within the intestine and also helps with the absorption of many vitamins, including vitamin K. Many people get this disease, but how do we prevent it? What are some measures to keep from getting colitis?

Folks who have colitis often experience intense pain as a result of their condition. When the colon is viewed through a scope, it appears to be red and inflamed. The stomach pain is partly caused by the frequent ejection of stool or diarrhea since the colon cannot absorb water.

The result brought about by the malfunctioning colon may result into the damages on the lining of the large intestine. With this kind of damage, the release of the surface cells occur with the passage of unhealthy stools with blood and mucus. The kind of white blood cells that are often found in the lining of the intestine determines some reasons that the inflammation is in the intestine itself. A closer look at the stool may show the presence of white blood cells.

There are some very good natural remedies that can help in the elimination of the inflammation commonly associated with some forms of colitis, especially ulcerative colitis. Colloidal Silver, and Omega-3 fatty acids, which are often found in many types of fish oil and flaxseed, are readily available in pill form for those who are not fond of enemas.

By taking these supplements, you can help reduce the pain that is associated with the condition of colitis. While there is no real way to take proactive action against colitis, staying healthy in general and having good dietary habits is a good start to keeping yourself condition-free. One should concentrate on taking in lots of fiber and protein in order to avoid getting colitis. Fibers helps the digestive process and almost acts as a brush that scrubs clean the colon. Protein, on the other hand, helps to build up the tissues within the organ to keep it strong. Visit the best clinic in your area for more information.

Vikram Tarugu

Dr. Vikram Tarugu is an award-winning Gastroenterologist with board certification earned from both the “American Board of Internal Medicine” and the “American Board of Internal Medicine Sub-Specialty in Gastroenterology“. Currently practicing in West Palm Beach & Okeechobee, FL. Dr. Vikram Tarugu is a proficient medical professional specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of digestive health complications. With over 20 years of in-the-field experience, 2,000+ procedures conducted, and 4,000 patients treated; Dr. Vikram Tarugu has been recognized as one of the best GI doctors, not only in the state of Florida in which he practices, but nationwide.

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