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Colitis

Anatori Sealife Comments 0 20th May 2018
Colitis of the intestine will no longer be a problem

Colitis is an inflammatory disease of the mucous membrane of the large intestine.

Acute colitis occurs quickly and is especially painful, chronic – long and sluggish. Besides, acute inflammation of the colon often co-occurs with the inflammation of the small intestine (enterocolitis) and stomach (gastritis).

Colitis can also take many forms such as ulcerative (ulcers appear on the walls of the intestine), infectious (caused by pathogenic microorganisms), ischemia (reduced blood supply in the gut), medicinal, etc.

Reasons

There are several reasons for the development of colitis:

  • intestinal infections;
  • long-term use of certain antibiotics and other medicines;
  • violation of the blood supply to the intestine;
  • malnutrition;
  • exposure to radiation;
  • intestinal dysbiosis;
  • food allergies;
  • parasitic worms;
  • lead, arsenic poisoning, etc.;
  • poor heredity;
  • focused infection within the gallbladder and pancreas;
  • mental and physical overexertion and an unhealthy daily routine;
  • and several more unknown reasons.

In particular, the causes of the development of nonspecific ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease and chronic inflammatory bowel diseases.


Colitis – the development and prevention of disease

Colitis mainly damages the intestinal mucosa and is commonly caused by intestinal infections. So, bacteria, protozoa (amoeba) or other foreign microbes that can potentially reach the intestine’s mucous membrane will damage it and develop inflammations.

The consequences include painful defecation, diarrhoea (sometimes with blood and mucus) and abdominal pain. Moreover, substances secreted by bacteria enter the bloodstream, which leads to an increase in body temperature. Also, in chronic colitis, various factors damage the intestinal mucosa: violation of the blood supply to intestinal walls, malnutrition, food allergies, etc.

Procedure

Signs of any colitis include abdominal pain, constant rumbling or bloating. All of them come along with abnormalities of the stool such as constipation, diarrhoea or both. As a result, patients feel lethargic and have a rise in temperature in more severe cases.  Furthermore, acute colitis lasts from several days to several weeks. On the other hand, chronic colitis lasts longer.

To sum up, colonic irrigation allows you to maintain the intestines health and safety. The procedure strengthens the bowel walls, eliminates toxins, restores the microflora and stabilizes the immune system.