COLITIS

COLITIS (See: Gastritis, Ulcer)

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Category : Digestive System

Colitis is the inflammation of the mucous membrane of the colon.

The symptoms are: Inflammation in the abdomen, diarrhea and the frequent need to defecate; fever in the abdomen. In some cases the excrement contains a little of blood.

The principle causes are: Nervousness, stress, poor eating habits, and a lack of fiber in foods. Also, an excess of alcohol, coffee and condiments.

Suggestion:

  1. Consume lot of fiber, steamed rice and whole wheat, cooked apples, mashed potatoes, papaya and carrots.
  2. Follow a diet lower in fats. Fats and oil increase diarrhea that accompanies colitis.
  3. Lower stress. (See stress).
  4. Eliminate alcohol, coffee, condiments, and hot peppers from your diet. Consume a lot of lightly steamed vegetables.
  5. Take a lot of water especially if you suffer from a stomach ulcer in addition to colitis.
  6. Do a colon cleansing. (Enema and fast).
  7. Eat a little yogurt 2 times a week.

Warning! If there is blood in you stools, consult physician.


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