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What Is Colitis Disease?
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Every day people around the world suffer from a horrible disease and if it left untreated it could make you unable to do the things you like to do. This disease is called Colitis. What is colitis disease you might ask? Good question. Colitis is a disease that affects the inside of your colon and can also cause your joints to be in pain. Almost like arthritis. And Colitis doesn't care about anyone's age. Anyone from small children all the way to the elderly can be affect with Colitis Disease. There may be certain causes of Colitis but two of the big ones are heredity and stress.

Colitis can surface in many different situations. Colitis can start out to resemble something like the flu, but you can never fully recover from it. You could have excessive diarrhea while you are going through a stressful period and thing that it will pass. But when blood and mucous are in your intestinal tract complications can develop from an infection. After the inflammation, bleeding, and infection start it is hard to cure it. In some severe cases of Colitis it is recommended that the colon be removed.

No that you know what is colitis disease, you need to know what some of the symptoms are.

Frequent Diarrhea - Sometimes people will suffer with diarrhea 3 or 4 times daily and think that it might just be IBS. But without proper tests you don't really know what it is and how you can treat it. If you do have diarrhea several times a day, every day you should see a medical physician to find out for sure what is the problem.

Pain in you abdominal area - There is a difference in the abdominal pain of someone suffering from Crohn's Disease and someone suffering from UIcerative Colitis. With colitis the pain will be in the left side of your abdomen while Crohn's affects the right side.

Fever or fatigue - Because Colitis is caused from an inflammation in your body, fever is a common symptom that could be anywhere from mild to very high and stay persistent. Fatigue can also be cause from the constant inflammation and irritated by your diarrhea.

Now that you know what is colitis disease and some of the symptoms and you know that Colitis is what you are suffering from you need to do something about it before it gets worse. One of the easiest ways to help cope with your condition is to find a Colitis diet plan that will help to alleviate some of your symptoms. Believe it or not there are some foods that will flare up your symptoms so following a Colitis diet could be your best be. Now that you know everything you need on what is colitis disease take back control of your live, don't let this disease take control of it.

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