Ulcerative colitis is the inflammation of the colon (the large intestine). A long-term condition, ulcerative colitis is quite chronic, and in extreme cases, it leads to ulcers (and bleeding) in the lining of the large intestine. Learn more about ulcerative colitis below: Up to 700,000 people in the United States suffer from ulcerative colitis, and … Continue reading “Quick Facts About Ulcerative Colitis”


A high blood cholesterol level is commonly caused by ingesting food items with high-fat content. However, pure/familial hypercholesterolemia is a genetic abnormality that causes people to have high levels of cholesterol irrespective of their dietary or lifestyle choices. Only about 0.3% of the American population struggle with this condition but a majority of them (about … Continue reading “How to Know If You Have Hypercholesterolemia”


Diff stands for Clostridium Difficile. It’s a bacterial infection of the colon that can cause life-threatening conditions if not treated. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates about 14,000 people die each year from this infection. It’s typically treated with antibiotics, but since antibiotics destroy both bad and beneficial bacteria, it opens the door for … Continue reading “C. Diff Found to Last Longer and Affect Even the Non-elderly”


Ulcerative colitis can be a debilitating illness causing moderate to severe abdominal symptoms including: Abdominal pain and discomfort Weight loss and fatigue Blood in stool Frequent diarrhea, and Reduced appetite These symptoms are not only uncomfortable and painful but are also very disruptive to everyday activities such as work, eating, time with family, etc. This … Continue reading “Ulcerative Colitis Medical Research Trials Are Currently Underway”