Constipation

Constipation is a term that almost everyone would be aware of. It is important to note that constipation can occur to anyone and its causes are many. In this article we are going to discuss the causes and then highlight … Continue reading →

Chronic Constipation

Chronic constipation is also known as a functional constipation or chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC). It is not associated with any bacterium or virus creating conditions for the constipation to happen. In other words, it is not caused by any physical or physiological … Continue reading →

Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s Disease is a common name which can be attributed to colon disorders. Other names used for it are ulcerative colitis and ileitis. It is also known by the name of granulomatous enteritis and terminal enteritis. It can be regarded … Continue reading →

Diarrhea – Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Diarrhea can be defined as the frequent need to pass stool which is watery and loose. This condition might last for days, depending on the acuteness of the problem. Diarrhea can have many forms and it is important to distinguish between them before … Continue reading →

Diverticulitis Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Our body is often exposed to different kinds of problems. In this article we are going to talk about a very common problem occurring in individuals, known as Diverticulitis. Diverticulitis can be very painful. It happens when pouches formed in … Continue reading →

Megacolon

Megacolon can be regarded as the abnormal condition of colon owing to its unusual dilation or enlargement. When this condition develops it badly influences the capability of peristaltic movement of the intestinal tract. Peristalsis is involuntary contraction and constriction of intestinal … Continue reading →

Colon Diseases

Introduction Because our body is made up of so many different parts, it is important to understand how each of these parts works to live a healthy life. It is essential for a person to realize the importance of each … Continue reading →

Ulcerative Colitis – Symptoms, Treatment & Diet

What is Ulcerative Colitis? Ulcerative Colitis, as the name suggests is a disease that gives rise to ulcers in the large intestine along with open sores. In other words it an inflammation of the colon. The colon is a major part of … Continue reading →