Nervous colitis


Irritable bowel syndrome: anxiety and stress

nervous colitisThe second brain of the human body is found in the belly. It is not just a popular belief, but a fact confirmed by doctors around the world. Situations of high emotional stress, anxiety, panic attacks affect on the body, somatized from the colon and intestines. Especially in women. Ulcerative colitis from stress is a particular form of colitis, a bowel disease that involves the colon, or the final part of the intestine to the formation and evacuation of feces, by keeping the liquid necessary for the functioning of the organism.



Such inflammation, also known as irritable bowel syndrome, affects between 15 and 20% of the world population, with a male / female ratio of 1 to 2 (women who suffer from it are twice as often as men). Mismanagement of moods, worries, nervousness are among the most trenchant aspects on the development of the disorder.


Symptoms of ulcerative nervous colitis

The nervous colitis occurs exactly like a normal colitis with severe abdominal pain (in case of cramping are talking about spastic colitis), gas formation in the intestine that causes flatulence, bloating and heaviness, nausea, acid stomach and diarrhea or constipation. Constipation and loose stools are two sides of the same coin. The change in the hive is in fact the most characteristic symptom of an intestinal inflammation. Food and diet may greatly influence the type of feces and on the pace of evacuation, it is therefore important to recognize other symptoms to speak of nervous colitis. Colicky attacks of this type occur behind a strong emotional stress, before important tests (exams, a job interview, a long-awaited appointment) and during prolonged states of anxiety (hypochondria, fears, phobias).



Ulcerative nervosa: Remedies and Cures

The treatment of ulcerative colitis is on two fronts. On the one hand they try to alleviate the symptoms of the most annoying intervening diet and regularization of the intestinal flora. Of the other works to improve and resolve the emotional situation, with both sessions by a specialist, advising a sport that release tension, a rite to be allowed to relax, herbal teas and readings that can help the patient find peace. Care for so not necessarily include the use of drugs, but rather the adoption of natural remedies.

Particularly suitable are those disciplines that are designed to relax the individual as yoga, pilates, swimming and Eastern disciplines. To these must be accompanied by a proper diet rich in probiotics (eg present in yogurt) and foods that strengthen the body's immune defenses that because of the diarrhea may be quite debilitated) and the intestinal bacterial flora, such as vegetables, legumes, fibers ferment. To prevent the formation of air in the intestines can take charcoal tablets, avoid foods containing yeast, and they tend to ferment during digestion, slowing it down. In case of constipation, you will need to keep the body hydrated by drinking a lot and taking foods like zucchini, pears, plums. Finally, a clever use of herbs and teas can help significantly. Melissa, with its calming affects the central nervous system soothing the feeling of anxiety and concern. If you suffer from pangs and spasms, lemon balm will act as a natural anti-spasmodic. A hot chamomile tea, an infusion of fennel, a few drops of valerian have a soothing effect on inflammation.