Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative Colitis is a inflammatory bowel disease that is very similar to Crohn's disease. Ulcerative Colitis affects the large intestine known as the colon. Your immune system mistakes food for invaders which leads to sores or ulcers developing in the colon's lining. If you experience frequent and urgent bowel movements, pain with diarrhoea, blood in your stool, or abdominal cramps, visit your medical practitioner.

Medication can suppress the inflammation, and eliminating foods that cause discomfort may help as well. In severe cases, treatment for ulcerative colitis may involve surgery to remove the colon.

Self-care tips

There is no special diet for Ulcerative Colitis, but a healthy balanced diet may help your symptoms. These self-help tips may help you to manage your Colitis:

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