Definition of Colitis:

Colon inflammation, usually involving the mucus membranes.  Mucus colitis is a type with cramps, periods of constipation, and copious discharge of mucus with feces.  Ulcerative colitis has pain, inflammation, ulceration, fever, and bleeding, all interspersed at various times – a long and serious illness.

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Bayberry a treatment
“...Bayberry's astringency is thought to help intestinal disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome and mucous colitis.  The antibiotic myricitrin that is contained in bayberry also helps reduce fever...”

Bentonite Clay a treatment
“...The diarrhea was the result of virus infections, food allergies, spastic colitis and food poisoning...”
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Calcium-2AEP a treatment
“...Dr. Nieper also used Calcium 2-AEP to treat cases of SLE, colitis, pulmonary fibrosis, myocarditis, gastritis and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis...”

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...recommendation Coffee Enema
“...Continued home use of enemas may cause the colon's normal function to weaken, worsening constipation problems and colitis.  Some metabolic diets used in combination with enemas cause dehydration...”

Colloidal Silver a treatment
“...conditions: Acne*, allergies, arthritis – some types*, athletes foot*, bad breath, bladder infections, cystitis*, bleeding gums, boils*, burns*, candida*, canker sores, chronic fatigue, colds, colitis*, conjunctivitis*, cornea injury*, cystitis, dandruff, dermatitis, diabetes*, diarrhea*, digestive aid, diphtheria, dysentery, ear infections*, eczema – various locations*, fibrositis, flu*...”

Crohn's Disease

...the condition
“...However, ulcerative colitis only affects the colon (large intestine), while Crohn's disease can affect the entire digestive system, from the mouth to the anus...”


...the condition
“...Nocturnal diarrhea may be seen in infectious colitis or severe inflammatory bowel disease, and is not a feature of irritable bowel syndrome...”
...recommendation Nutritional Yeast
“...Controlled studies have demonstrated its effectiveness in preventing antibiotic-associated diarrhea and Clostridium difficile colitis.  Brewer's yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, perhaps by changing the bacterial flora in the large intestine, may be helpful in the treatment of some cases of infectious diarrhea, but to a lesser...”


...the condition
“...The following laboratory tests are useful in diagnosing Campylobacter Enteritis; Antibiotic-Associated Pseudomembranous Colitis; Shigellosis; Nontyphoidal Salmonellosis; Enterocolitis; Paratyphoid fever; Bacteremia...”

IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)

...the condition
“...Through the years, IBS has been called by many names – colitis, mucous colitis, spastic colon, spastic bowel, and functional bowel disease...”

Mesenteric Ischemia

...the condition
“...It must be differentiated from ischemic colitis (which often resolves on its own) and from the life-threatening condition of acute mesenteric ischemia...”

Neurostructural Therapy a treatment
“...The following symptoms often benefit or even disappear in response to an NST session ... colitis...”


...relationship to Ulcerative Colitis
“Skin rashes may occur as a result of the presence of ulcerative colitis and disappear when the colitis is treated.”

Squawvine a treatment
“...As an astringent, it has been used in the treatment of colitis.  The herb is taken for painful menstruation and to tone the prostate...”
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Ulcerative Colitis

...the condition
“...However, ulcerative colitis only affects the colon (large intestine), while Crohn's disease can affect the entire digestive system, from the mouth to the anus...”
...our question about Ulcerative colitis in family members
“...A person with one parent who had colitis is five times more likely to have the condition themselves.”
...relationship to Conjunctivitis
“Ulcerative colitis occasionally causes eye inflammation which resolves when the colitis is treated.”
...relationship to Rheumatoid Arthritis
“...This problem may go away when the colitis is treated.”
...relationship to Hepatitis
“...This problem is usually mild and goes away when the colitis is treated.”
...relationship to Kidney Stones (Urolithiasis)
“...This influence is usually mild and stones may not be a problem once the colitis is treated.”
...relationship to Osteoporosis - Osteopenia
“...These problems are usually mild and go away when the colitis is treated.”
...relationship to Fatty Liver
“...These problems are usually mild and go away when the colitis is treated.”
...recommendation High/Increased Fiber Diet
“...In addition, the Plantago ovata seed may help prevent colon cancer, a common complication of ulcerative colitis, because it increases colonic butyrate levels.”
...recommendation Tobacco Avoidance
“...Some patients with ulcerative colitis, in fact, have reported that their disorder began after they quit smoking, and many studies have reinforced the association between smoking and protection against ulcerative colitis...”
...recommendation Food Additive Avoidance
“...carrageenan, found in various foods such as apple cider, hot dogs, most ice creams and prepared sauces and jellies, as it can produce inflammation and immunodeficiency and has been found to cause colitis and anaphylaxis in humans.”

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) a treatment
“...Supplements are not recommended for those suffering from peptic (stomach) ulcers, diabetes, colitis, asthma, liver disease, or gout...”
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