Category «Ulcerative Colitis»

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 …

Are Probiotics Effective for Ulcerative Colitis?

Did you know that every surface of your skin is covered with bacteria? Most of the time, these bacteria live on your skin without causing any problems. Problems occur when there is a break in The skin or an infection with harmful bacteria. Did you also know that the inside wall of your intestines are …

Which Foods Should You Avoid with Ulcerative Colitis?

Part 1 of 10 Overview Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic, inflammatory disease of the colon and rectum. It’s one of two main inflammatory bowel diseases, the other being Crohn’s disease. When a person has UC, sores called ulcers develop inside the colon. Symptoms of the disease include: abdominal pain blood or pus in the …

7 Things I Learned From Having Ulcerative Colitis

The truth about how shitty IBD can really get. As Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week comes to a close, I feel compelled to try and advocate for a disease that not many people know about. At age 14, I was diagnosed with a category of Inflammatory Bowel Disease called Ulcerative Colitis. It is a chronic …

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 …

4 Reasons Why IBD Causes Fatigue

Understanding Crohn’s Disease & Ulcerative Colitis Symptoms Fatigue is a very non-specific symptom of many diseases and disorders. Feeling tired could also simply be the result of not getting enough sleep, or not getting enough quality sleep. In the U.S., we are constantly shortchanging ourselves on sleep, and most children and adults do not get …

1st Patient Enrolls in Phase 2 Study of Oral Therapy, OPRX-106, for Ulcerative Colitis

Protalix BioTherapeutics recently announced that the first patient has been enrolled in the Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating the safety, efficacy and properties of its lead drug candidate, OPRX-106, for the treatment ulcerative colitis (UC), the company announced in a press release. The proof of concept, randomized, open label Phase 2 study (NCT02768974) will evaluate the safety,  efficacy …

2% of UAE population suffer from Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease

(MENAFN Press) A senior gastroenterologist in the UAE has warned that around 2% of UAE population suffer from Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease, these statistics were revealed at a healthcare media roundtable hosted by Takeda Pharmaceutical Company FZCO to announce the availability of the monoclonal antibody, Vedolizumab, the first and only gut-selective biologic approved for …