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Ulcerative Colitis

1. Understanding Ulcerative Colitis Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease characterized by inflammation of the colon and rectum. Traditional treatments focus on symptom management, but functional medicine seeks to uncover and address the root causes of this inflammation, providing a more comprehensive and effective approach. 2. Exploring the Root Causes Functional medicine [...]

1. Introduction to Ulcerative Colitis Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that primarily affects the colon and rectum. Traditional treatments often focus on symptom relief, but functional medicine takes a different approach by addressing the root causes of inflammation. This patient-centered method aims to achieve long-term remission and improve overall quality [...]

1. Understanding Ulcerative Colitis Ulcerative colitis is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that affects the colon and rectum. Conventional treatments often focus on symptom management, but functional medicine aims to address the root causes of inflammation and provide a more comprehensive treatment plan. 2. Exploring Root Causes Functional medicine practitioners investigate various factors that [...]

Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, collectively known as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), pose significant challenges for individuals worldwide. These chronic conditions can lead to painful symptoms, affecting both physical and emotional well-being. In the realm of healthcare, functional medicine presents an innovative approach that seeks to understand the root causes of IBD, paving the way [...]

Enterococcus faecalis is a type of bacterium that is commonly found in the gastrointestinal tract, but can cause various infections when it overgrows. It is known to be associated with inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Research suggests that Enterococcus faecalis can produce enzymes that alter the gut environment and contribute [...]

CLICK HERE FOR A FREE CALL You’ve heard antioxidant foods and supplements can help fight inflammation and protect you from toxins, but the most important antioxidant is one we make in our own bodies: glutathione. Unlike common antioxidant sources — vitamins C and E, beta carotene, turmeric, resveratrol, and foods such as blueberries, tomatoes, and [...]

CLICK HERE FOR A FREE CALL We’re learning what a vital role good gut bacteria play in immune health, brain health, mood, and, of course, gut health. We also know that the best way to beef up your good gut bacteria is through eating lots of different kinds of vegetables and fruits every day. But [...]

CLICK HERE FOR A FREE CALL A recent study confirmed what functional medicine has long since known — the autoimmune paleo (AIP) diet is highly successful for managing chronic health disorders. The first-of-its-kind study showed the majority of participants quickly achieved and maintained remission of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis on the AIP diet. A [...]

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