Friday, March 30, 2012
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a general term used for Crohn's and
ulcerative colitis where inflammation of the bowel causes anemia, fever,
and weight loss. Although each bowel disease is different, the symptoms
are so similar that a proper diagnosis can be different.
The exacerbation of bowel disease and disorders in inextricably linked
to fried, greasy foods; a low-fiber diet; a diet with too much processed
foods; or eating too much food. When we treat our stomachs like
garborators by eating junk foods and not chewing our food properly, the
small and large intestines suffer the consequences. Stress aggravates
the situation. In irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), the cause is unknown,
but depression, stress and food allergies are main triggers. IBD is
promoted by the immune system. Many research have demonstrated that the
inflammatory factors secreted by the immune system are associated with
the damage to the intestinal wall and increase inflammation seen in
Healthy tips to enhance healing:
- Eliminate food allergies.
- Aid digestion by taking digestive plant enzymes with every meal.
- To promote digestion, add fresh-squeezed lemon juice to a cup of warm water.
- Avoid coffee as it can aggravates the gut. Switch to green tea which as more antioxidants and less caffeine.
- Take alone or in combination effective herbs to soothe your tummy including ginger, peppermint and fennel.
- Consider seeing a chiropractor which may be able to provide some relief if there is a misalignment in your spine.
- Consider seeing an acupuncturist which may reduce the need for surgery.