Category «Ulcerative Colitis»

Study Shows One Common Food Additive Causes Crohn’s Disease And Colitis

A new study has revealed that one common additive in many processed foods, including breads, candy, mayonnaise, and ice cream can cause inflammatory bowel diseases like ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. The culprit here is the emulsifiers that food manufacturers add to nearly every kind of processed food on the market. According to HNGN, the …

14 Bottled Water Brands Recalled For Possible E. Coli

Before you take a sip of your  next bottled water, take a good look at the label. Niagara Bottling company, based in Pennsylvania, issued a voluntary recall of several of its bottled water brands due to possible E. coli contamination, according to the company’s official statement. The contamination is linked to one of the springs Niagara …

Real Food Diet Therapy Helps Children With Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

Digestive issues are running rampant and the modern diet is to blame. Crohn’s disease is one of the most debilitating of these conditions. Of the 1.4 million Americans dealing with IBD today, about 700,000 are suffering from Crohn’s. Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that occurs when an abnormal immune system …

Ulcerative colitis: Try these simple natural remedies to treat the disease

 Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic disease that causes inflammation and ulcers in the digestive tract. People who are suffering from the disease usually take medication throughout their lives to prevent relapse, reduce the risk of colorectal cancer and improve the quality of their lives. If you are suffering from mild to moderate UC, then …

Biologics Help Maintain Intestinal Mucosa Health in Crohn’s, Ulcerative Colitis Patients

Specific biologic treatments don’t only relieve symptoms but can also maintain intestinal health in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according to a review that analyzed medicines approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat IBD. The study “Systematic review with meta-analysis: comparative efficacy of biologics for induction and maintenance of mucosal healing in Crohn’s …

Ulcerative Colitis: Tips for Dealing with Flares

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic, remitting-relapsing autoimmune disease of the lining of the colon (large intestine) that can have symptom-free periods followed by flare-ups. This disease course can negatively affect a person’s quality of life and normal day-to-day functioning. Research shows that close to 70 percent of people who have active UC in a …

Novel Diet Therapy Helps Children With Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Reach Remission

Lead researcher, Dr. David Suskind, a pediatric gastroenterologist at Seattle Children’s.   Can diet alone be used to treat Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis (UC)? It’s a question Dr. David Suskind, a gastroenterologist at Seattle Children’s, has been researching for years. Today, he finally has the answer: yes. In a first-of-its-kind-study led by Suskind, published …