Category «Ulcerative Colitis»

6 Ulcerative Colitis Life Hacks

Living with ulcerative colitis (UC) isn’t easy. A quick trip to the store or an afternoon outing can quickly turn into a nightmare. Here are six life hacks for you to consider and try alongside your current treatment plan. 1. Sip on bone broth. This nutrient-packed liquid, made from animal bones roasted and simmered with …

7 Alternative Therapies to Help Manage Ulcerative Colitis

Should You Try Complementary Treatment for Ulcerative Colitis? Finding the right treatment for ulcerative colitis — the right combination of medications in the correct doses — is key to getting your symptoms under control and putting the disease into remission. Some people find that adding alternative therapies to their treatment plan helps provide additional relief. Could a …

IBD Patients, Especially Those with Crohn’s, at Higher Risk of Thyroid Cancer, Study Finds

Patients with Crohn’s disease (CD) are at increased risk for developing thyroid cancer, although all inflammatory bowel disease patients show a “prevalence” for this cancer, a new study reports. The research, which com drew on evidence that people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are at an increased risk of colorectal cancer (CRC), primarily as the result of chronic intestinal inflammation. Findings …

Low vitamin D levels may increase the risk of ulcerative colitis relapse

A recent study published in the journal Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology discovered that higher vitamin D levels may reduce the risk of relapse among ulcerative colitis patients. Ulcerative colitis is a chronic, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) characterized by inflammation in the large intestine, also known as the colon. The inflammation causes the lining of the …

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