Constant abdominal cramps, diarrhoea, and constipation are illnesses that are very common and familiar to almost everyone. Those who experience these symptoms do not always find it necessary to go to the doctor, as most assume that they are caused by simple and easily curable digestive disorders. However, there is a high chance that these symptoms directly indicate intestinal inflammation, which is caused by a combination of pathologies that usually develop within the organ. Various types of inflammations occur in different parts of the gut, however, each is caused by the same cycle of pathological processes within intestinal mucosa. These lead to the previously mentioned symptoms and reduce the functionality of the digestive system.
Intestinal inflammations have several causes. Increased knowledge of the etiological nature of the illness can offer better strategies to treat it, though it is more effective to get rid of its causes in the first place.
Intestinal inflammations can cause the following symptoms:
Certain inflammatory processes, like nonspecific ulcerative colitis, still have unclear aetiology. Genetic and hereditary factors can affect the chances of developing intestinal inflammations, although they are unlikely to be determinant, and it occurs at the same rate for both women and men.
The treatment inflammations depend on their type. For example, inflammatory bowel diseases are mainly treated through medicine and diet.
Treatments for chronic inflammations are carried out using holistic methods and herbal medicines, that have strong anti-inflammatory effects. For example, oak bark tea, chamomile tea, St. John’s wort.