Colitis

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Colitis is a simple word defines as inflammation of the colon. The mucosal layer of the colon is inflamed and is responsible for symptoms of colitis. It commonly occurs during adolescence and early adulthood. It can be broadly classified in acute colitis that is usually self limiting and chronic which is continuous or recurrent.

Causes of colitis

Bowel infection with shigella, e.coli, salmonella etc

Autoimmune reaction in disease like ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease

Ischemia of colon in volvulus and incarcerated hernia

Engorgement of collagen or lymphocytes

Chemicals – effect of enema

Sign and symptoms of colitis

Abdominal pain and cramps

Diarrhea

Pain in rectum

Tenesmus

Blood and mucus in stool

Urgency

Fullness of abdomen

Fever

Dehydration

Shock

Weight loss

Diagnosis of Colitis

Diagnosis mainly include

History of onset, duration

Physical examination

Complete blood count

Electrolytes

Stool tests

Computed tomography

Abdominal X- ray

Sigmoidography

Colonoscopy

Treatment of colitis

In general patient requires life style modification, psychological support

Homeopathic treatment of colitis – Homeopathy is one of the most popular holistic systems of medicine. The selection of remedy is based upon the theory of individualization and symptoms similarity by using holistic approach. This is the only way through which a state of complete health can be regained by removing all the sign and symptoms from which the patient is suffering. The aim of homeopathy is not only to treat colitis but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility. As far as therapeutic medication is concerned, several well-proved medicines are available for colitis treatment that can be selected on the basis of cause, location, sensation, modalities and extension of the complaints.

For individualized remedy selection and treatment, the patient should consult a qualified homeopathic doctor in person. Some useful medicines are given below for the treatment of colitis:

Sulphur, Magnesia Carb, China Off, Lachesis, Selenium, Thuja, Belladonna, Colchicum and many other medicines

Allopathic treatment – mainly include anti inflammatory drugs, analgesics etc surgery can also be done in cases of persistent disease not responding to medications

Other natural and alternative modes of treatment – Ayurveda, Naturopathy, Yoga therapy, Acupressure, Acupuncture etc

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  • Hi this is good information regarding disease but i wanted to know what is the progress of miasm n shall we consider disease sym while evaluating?

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