Why Do I Have Mucus In My Stool?

People who see mucus in their stool are always scared and confused.They can understand diarrhea but mucus? It might sound surprising to know that this is happening for a good reason. It is trying to protect you. This occurs in more advanced cases of inflammatory bowel conditions such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s. In these … Read more

The Proper Treatment Of Inflammatory Bowel Conditions

[:en] Do you know how you can get relief? Do you know how you can stop the pain and discomfort? All Inflammatory bowel conditions being IBS –  colitis –  ulcerative colitis and crohn’s disease are the same manmade condition separated only by the amount of damage done to the colon. The amount of damage is … Read more

IBD is not an Auto Immune Disease

IBS – COLITIS – UC – LEAKY GUT SYNDROME – CROHN’S DISEASE ARE NOT AUTO-IMMUNE DISEASES! The title auto–immune disease suggests that the cause of these symptoms: – diarrhea – pain – bloating rectal bleeding and mucus in the stool is the immune system attacking the intestines for no apparent reason. Science cannot explain exactly … Read more

Why Do I Have Blood In My Stool?

Should I worry if there’s blood in my stool? The presence of blood in your stool does not typically appear unless you have a fairly severe inflammatory bowel condition. These conditions would be ulcerative colitis or crohn’s. What it means is that your stomach acids have eaten a hole in your intestines and penetrated deep … Read more

4 Frequently Asked Questions about IBD

These are some of the questions my clients ask me about inflammatory bowel conditions. Q. Do NSAIDS cause IBS? A. Not directly. While they are acidic and they can upset the stomach they do not cause any of the inflammatory bowel conditions. They can only aggravate a pre-existing problem that was present from a prior … Read more

NSAIDs And Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Most people believe that Non Steroidal Anti Inflammatory Drugs cause inflammatory bowel conditions. Not so. Yes it is true that the use of drugs such as aspirin- ibuprofen and naproxin can contribute to the inflammation of the gastro-intestinal tract but they are not the cause- they are only the secondary influence. The cause of these conditions … Read more

Why do I have the blood in my stool?

There are 3 days you will never forget. The day JFK was assassinated. (If you are old like me) 9/11 The day that you looked down and saw blood in the toilet bowl. Freaked you out didn’t it? Many of you were genuinely shocked when you saw this. Your first response may have been to … Read more

What Is Ulcerative Colitis? The Evolved Version

Here is what I pulled off of a medical dictionary. On one hand they have parts of it right.  They do omit several things. That is because they don’t know these things-they are still living in the past century-they have not evolved. Ulcerative Colitis is an ulcer of the Large Intestine- the Colon. It has … Read more

Why Your Doctor Can’t Fix Your Inflammatory Bowel Condition

A question I frequently get from my clients is ‘why can’t my doctor fix my inflammatory bowel disease?’ Of course by IBD they are referring to the various different names IBD goes by- IBS- colitis -UC and crohn’s. The only answer that matters is that they think they are diseases.  There seems to be a real … Read more