(Irritable Bowel Syndrome)
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What is Colitis (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)?
Colitis is a condition provoked by intestinal inflammation, along with abdominal pain and a constant bloating of the abdomen. The causes of colitis can vary a lot and the most frequent are: dietary habits, lack of exercise and emotional causes.
It is important to evaluate the nutritional habits of the patient since the diet directly influences intestinal inflammation and symptoms of colitis.
We need to distinguish between colitis and inflammation of the intestine, which is also called irritable bowel syndrome or spastic colon or ulcerative colitis, which is a very distinct disease and is of auto immune origin and is characterized by rectal bleeding and malabsorption syndrome.
Some of the symptoms of colitis can be abdominal pain, cramps, constipation, stomach distention, feeling of straining, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite and weakness.
Recommendations for treating Colitis
It is recommended that you consult with a specialist so as not to self-prescribe, and also consume fruits, vegetables and plenty of water as well as foods rich in fiber. Also avoid foods derived from milk and flour and exercise regularly.
Thanks to years of experience as a gastroenterologist, Dr. Sergio del Hoyo has contributed to the improvement of hundreds of patients with colitis problems and most of them have been treated quickly, easily and very efficiently. It is always important to stay calm and go to a specialist.
The difference in overall well-being and impact on quality of life after colitis treatment is very great.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Colitis
What is Colitis?
Colitis is also called irritable intestine syndrome or spastic colitis, characterized by cramp-like spasms in the large intestine.
It is characterized by constant inflammation in the entire abdominal area and is associated with dietary and emotional factors.
¿What are the symptoms of colitis?
Abdominal pain and cramping, diarrhea alternating with constipation, and narrow stools.
What are the causes of colitis?
Diet low in fiber, too many dairy and high fat foods, condiments, flour, lack of exercise, low water intake and emotional factors.
How is colitis diagnosed?
Diagnosing colitis is generally done clinically by means of a medical examination of all the symptoms. It is sometimes necessary to do a colonoscopy, which involves inserting a camera to examine the large intestine and also imaging studies such as tomography.
How is colitis treated?
The main issue is to figure out what is causing the colitis such as certain foods and emotional factors. Improving diet and exercise. There are specialized treatments to help reduce abdominal inflammation and pain as well as improving the bowel movement factor.
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