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 →

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 →

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

The inflammation of the colon or the inner lining of the large intestine is often given the name of colitis. This word is also commonly used for ulcerative colitis. This is a condition where inflammation and ulcers start forming in … Continue reading →

Colon Health – What Are Ulcers?

The term ‘ulcer’ means, in the most general sense, a lesion anywhere but more often in the digestive tract. It’s often used, though, as a shorthand term for the phrase ‘peptic ulcer’. The latter isn’t a condition of the colon … Continue reading →

Colon Health – The Colonoscopy Procedure

A colonoscopy is a medical procedure that uses a long, thin tube with a tiny camera at the tip to visually examine the large intestine. It’s used as a diagnostic tool in the investigation of a wide variety of possible … Continue reading →

Colon Health – Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s disease is one among many digestive disorders in which the lining becomes inflamed. That inflammation produces ulcers (lesions or open sores in the lining) that produce abdominal pain and diarrhea. It is often progressive and leads to even more … Continue reading →

What is Colitis

Colitis Colitis refers tо anу condition wһісh results іn an inflamed colon. There іs Ischemic colitis, Crohn’s, еѵеn chemically induced colitis (often as a result оf medications), and mаny more. Still, tһе word iѕ frequently uѕеd as а shorthand phrase … Continue reading →