Ulcerative colitis affects men and women, between the ages of fifteen and thirty-five. The main cause is unknown. Some doctors believe that the disease is bacterial in origin. Others believe the immune system overreacts to dietary and environmental substances.
Ulcerative colitis is a serious chronic inflammatory disease of the large intestine accompanied by ulcerated lesions of the intestinal tissues. Characterized by episodes of abdominal pain with profuse diarrhea in which large quantities of blood, pus, and mucus are present in the feces. There is an urgency to move the bowels, as many as, three to ten times per day. It may be accompanied with pain, nausea, and vomit. Because of the loss of blood, the patient may become dehydrated and anemic.
Complications of ulcerative colitis include liver and kidney disease, peritonitis, toxic mega colon, and risk of developing colon cancer. Homeopathic medicines for ulcerative colitis work by moderating the overactive immune system. The homeopathic medicines for ulcerative colitis work on three levels. Firstly they aim to control the acute symptoms of diarrhea containing blood/mucus and tenesmus in ulcerative colitis. Here the intensity and frequency of symptoms are controlled. Secondly, they help in halting the progress of inflammation and ulcer formation in colon and rectum. Thirdly, they help in improving general health that has been deteriorated from long standing ulcerative colitis. Homeopathic medicines for ulcerative colitis are totally safe for use. Even if they are used for a long periods, homeopathic.