Ulcerative colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that affects the lining of the large intestine (colon) and rectum.
Inflammatory bowel disease - ulcerative colitis; IBD - ulcerative colitis
The cause of ulcerative colitis is unknown. People with this condition have problems with the immune system, but it is not clear whether immune problems cause this illness. Although stress and certain foods...Read more
Whether we realize it or not, treatment options for both Crohn's Disease (CD) and Ulcerative Colitis (UC) have come a long way in the past... Read more »
The definition of colitis is inflammation of the colon. There are many different ways that inflammation can present and manifest itself.... Read more »
Elizabeth has been living with the symptoms of both IBD and IBS since she was in high school and was finally diagnosed with Colitis in 1998. The... Read more »