Characteristics of Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis

Frequent Characteristics of Crohn’s and Colitis

The colon is frequently involved in Crohn’s disease and is invariable involved in ulcerative colitis. Although rare, patients with ulcerative colitis who have total colon involvement the small intestine. Patients with Crohn’s disease often have close relatives with ulcerative colitis, and vice versa. When there is no granulomatous reaction in Crohn’s disease of the colon, the two lesions may resemble each other clinically as well as pathologically.

There are many epidemiological similarities between the two diseases, including  age, race, sex, and geographic distribution. Both conditions are associated with an increased frequency of colonic cancer.

The rates of the two diseases differ slightly with most studies showing ulcerative colitis to be more common than Crohn’s disease. The current estimate of the yearly rate of newly diagnosed cases of ulcerative colitis in Western Europe and the United States is approximately 6-8 cases per 100,000 and the estimated rate of the total number of cases is approximately 70-150 cases per 100,000. The rate of Crohn’s disease is increasing in the western cultures.

How can you improve or resolve your Crohn`s disease or Ulcerative Colitis?

Early detection will help in many cases, but lifestyle changes, particularly the diet will produce the quickest reversal and healing of intestinal aliments. Michelle Honda has a Ph.D. in Holistic Health Sciences. Her educational background includes 10 years of nutritional study and more. Her nutrition diploma, her bachelor’s degree, her master’s degree and her doctorate all focused on nutrition and the lifetime body of work of Dr. Bernard Jensen the pre-eminent clinical nutritionist of the 20th century.

Her knowledge of food and how it affects the body, but more importantly how it affects diseases is in rare company. Plus  Michelle Honda did her Doctorate on the major gastrointestinal disorders of Crohn’s, colitis, irritable bowel syndrome and diverticulitis, so she is an expert of experts on these disorders. These conditions are largely diet related, and she has excellent results with her patients with these disorders.

If you are not local to the clinic, Michelle Honda can conduct telephone appointments with you very easily. So if you have a phone, you can now successfully improve your Crohn’s or colitis.

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Michelle Honda has the ability to help a very wide variety of health concerns. Persons who are particularly drawn to her are; 1) persons who have an incurable problem 2) persons who have a mysterious un-diagnosable problem or 3) persons who have a chronic problem that is not healing itself via other therapies or modalities. In general, persons who are interested in alternative health also like Holistic Medicine.


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