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What is it, what are the symptoms,
causes, treatments and remedies?
What is Colitis?
Your colon is a long muscular tube that literally pushes undigested food down so you can eventually have a bowel movement; when your colon becomes inflamed this situation is known as Colitis. There are different types of colitis and the article below gives a general overview.
What are some holistic views as to the causes of Colitis?
Inflammation of the colon is what determines colitis but the causes of that inflammation can come from a wide range of factors. Colitis causes can range from illnesses and infections, such as viruses and bacteria, to some sort of ‘mechanical’ impairment of the colon (hernia, etc). Just as particular symptoms of colitis can be different from person to person, the causes of colitis can be just as varied.
Some of the causes of colitis are:
- Antibiotic use. While antibiotics can kill the bad bacteria in your body they also kill the beneficial bacteria (probiotics) which keep the colon functioning properly.
- Viruses and bacteria can inhibit the digestive system and cause havoc which can lead to inflammation of the colon, giving you colitis symptoms.
- Loss of blood supply or lack of blood flow to the colon. Blood is the giver of life, without it our bodies can’t function properly…especially our digestive system. A lack of blood can cause colitis to occur.
- Consuming foods that can cause the colon to become inflamed.
- Side effects from certain medication.
- Vitamin and mineral deficiencies that can cause the colon to be more susceptible to inflammation.
- Improper digestion leading to undigested foods that may cause colitis.
- Autoimmune problems where the immune system attacks the body’s tissues.
The above are only some of the reasons that colitis can occur. Colitis can occur for a number of issues and holistic, naturopathic doctors such as I are highly skilled at seeking the issues that are contributing and leading to your colitis and can provide you with excellent natural colitis treatment options.
Colitis symptoms-When a chill is not just a chill
In the case of colitis, IBS, and digestive disorders in general, the symptoms of one problem may mimic the symptoms of another. They often overlap and this is why digestive problems are the most incorrectly diagnosed by medical professionals. Below is a list of colitis symptoms.
- Abdominal bloating.
- Abdominal pain that is difficult to relieve.
- Bloody stools.
- Painful cramping.
- Increased uncomfortable intestinal gas
- Fever and chills
What are some holistic Colitis treatments and remedies?
As with any disease or disorder, it is important to determine what you have and why you have it. In the case of colitis, while injury can cause stresses and physical trauma, our lifestyle and diet often are some of the biggest culprits.
I will not only find the root cause of your colitis, but my treatment will include a individualized therapeutic diet, to not only battle the present state of your colitis but help you maintain a healthy digestive system so this and many other digestive problems cannot flourish.
My colitis treatments may include:
- The core of colitis remedies and treatment such as with any digestive disorder is diet. Avoiding ‘trigger foods’ that cause inflammation and irritation to your colon leading to flare up of colitis. We are what we eat and our diet is what we live and maintain life with. It only makes sense that your colon is greatly impacted by what goes through it daily.
- Supplementation to rebalance your digestive system and reduce the inflammation that leads to your colitis is a natural treatment that pays dividends. Natural anti-inflammatories, eliminating nutrient deficiencies, optimizing digestive function can all make an astounding improvement in your colitis. When you have properly selected supplements in correct doses they have little to no toxicity and side effects.
Fortunately for those suffering from colitis symptoms there are surefire ways to get the relief you need using safe natural treatments.
If you are interested in speaking further about your colitis and your holistic treatment options feel free to contact me, Dr. Robert for a no charge consultation. Click here or call 201.618.3534.
Robert Galarowicz, ND
Clinical Nutritionist, Hypnosis
501 North Ave
Wood-Ridge, NJ 07075
900C Lake Street
Ramsey NJ 07446
Located on Route 17 North on the entrance to Paramus Park Mall near south hackensack, n.j., clifton, n.j. montclair, n.j. west orange, n.j. east orange, n.j. orange, n.j. south orange, n.j. passaic, n.j. glen ridge, n.j. newark, n.j. asbury park, n.j. englishtown, n.j. long branch, n.j. coltsneck, n.j. perth amboy, n.j. edison, n.j. south amboy, n.j. union, n.j. elizabeth, n.j. avenel, n.j. elizabethport, n.j. springfield, n.j. montrose, n.j. cranford, n.j. linden, n.j. mountainside, n.j. garwood, n.j. clark, n.j. rahway, n.j. riverside, n.y. carteret, n.j. scotch plains, n.j. fanwood, n.j. and gillette, n.j.