Ulcerative colitis is a long-term condition that results in inflammation and ulcers of the colon and rectum. The patients of ulcerative colitis have swelling along with ulcers located in their colon and rectum.The primary symptom of active disease is abdominal pain and diarrhea mixed with blood. Weight loss, fever, and anemia may also occur.
Causes involve immune system dysfunction, genetics, changes in the normal gut bacteria, and environmental factors. Ulcerative colitis affects people of all ages, but at large it is the disease of young adults.
Conventional treatment includes steroids and immunosuppressants which provide temporary relief.Homeopathic medicines correct the immune mechanism which is responsible for the formation of ulceration in the colon.It helps arrest further progress of disease and hence deterioration caused by disease.