Natural Remedies for Ulcerative Colitis

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Written by Michael Sapko for drugs.com
.http://www.drugs.com/health/ulcerative-colitis/natural-remedy-1234/#1

There are a number of medical treatments available to manage ulcerative colitis. Modern therapy is targeted at preventing flares and inducing remission (at least temporarily). These medications, however, have serious side effects, especially when taken for long periods. Corticosteroids, for example, can cause a number of cosmetic, psychological, and hormonal problems. Many patients simply cannot tolerate these medications. Children have particular problems with standard medications. When compliance with prescribed medicines is poor, treatment failure is common.1,2 Thus, many patients turn to natural remedies for their ulcerative colitis..http://www.drugs.com/health/ulcerative-colitis/natural-remedy-1234/#1

Some herbal or organic remedies may help promote gut health and prolong the time between remissions (flares).

  • Dietary modification includes elimination of food allergens and optimizing living conditions. A relatively high proportion of Europeans (either primary or of European descent) have an allergy to gluten, a substance found…

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