Category Archive for: ‘Prevention’

Three Goals in Treating Ulcerative Colitis

December 7, 2009www.suburbanchicagonews.com There are several types of colitis. Ulcerative colitis is one of the most common. I assume this is the variety from which your relative is suffering. Asacol (mesalamine) is prescribed to treat ulcerative colitis (UC). This condition is an inflammatory bowel disease that affects the large intestine and rectum. The cause is unknown and may affect anyone …

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Gut-Wrenching Pain (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) Can Be Avoided

China Daily2008-10-22 Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is chronic disorder of the digestive system which has been given more coverage in recent years, with 10-20 percent of people in Western countries fitting the diagnostic criteria at any given time. However, with no clear-cut cause nor course of treatment, IBS remains a largely misunderstood condition. IBS is described as a “functional” disorder …

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