Crohn’s Disease is an inflammatory disease that affects the gastrointestinal tracts starting from the mouth to the anus. Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis belong to a group of disorders called Inflammatory Bowel Diseases IBD.
IBD is caused by the immune system when it causes inflammation to the gastrointestinal tract. Crohn’s Disease also causes deep ulcers and scarring anywhere along the digestive tract starting from the mouth to the anus but commonly seen in the terminal ileum and caecum which is the last part of the small intestine.
Symptoms of Crohn’s Disease
The associated symptoms include pain and bloating of the abdomen, nausea, vomiting, weight loss, mouth ulcers, arthritis, eye disorders, anemia, fatigue, dermatological disorders, iron deficiency, watery diarrhea, loss of appetite, Chronic constipation can lead to bowel obstruction and fever.
Causative factors for Crohn’s Disease
The definite cause of Crohn’s Disease is not known, but some factors can aggravate the symptoms such as diet and stress.
Hereditary is also a major player as it is common for individuals who have family members with the disease.
Immune system malfunction can be responsible when the immune system tries to prevent the invasion of a microorganism with an abnormal immune response. This response begins to affect the cells of the digestive tract negatively.
Other factors observed are smoking, little exposure to sunlight, obesity, urban living and high sugar intake in diets.
Diagnosis of Crohn’s Disease
There are different options available to diagnose Crohn’s Disease. With the combination of endoscopy, radiological testing and biopsies, diagnosis of Crohn’s Disease can be done. The following tests are carried out for diagnosis.
- Fecal occult blood test: This test is to detect blood in stools.
- Test for anemia: The number of red blood cells available in the blood is determined.
- Flexible Sigmoidoscopy: examination is carried out on the sigmoid colon.
- Colonoscopy: It helps to detect inflammatory cells known as granulomas in the colon
- Magnetic resonance imaging MRI: MRI helps to evaluate a fistula around the small intestine or the anal area.
- Computerized tomography (CT scan): It helps to evaluate the bowel and the tissues outside it.
Acupuncture treatment for Crohn’s Disease
Acupuncture with the aid of moxibustion is an effective treatment for Crohn’s Ailment. With the help of herb partitioned Moxibustion technique, acupuncture on acupuncture points such as Tianshu (ST25), Qihai (CV6) and Zhongwan (CV12) have much efficacy. This is done by placing the herbal cake on the acupuncture points followed by igniting mugwort (Ai Ye) moxa cones on the herbal cake.
Acupuncture needling is applied to Zusanli (ST36), Shangjuxu (ST37), Gongsun (SP4), Sanyinjiao (SP6), Taixi (KI3), and Taichong (LR3) at 20 – 30 mm in depth. Acupuncture is applied manually with a needle retention of about 30 minutes. Acupuncture is an effective treatment method for Crohn’s Disease with a high success rate.
Homeopathic Treatment for Crohn’s Disease
Homeopathy is very beneficial and safe for the treatment of Crohn’s Syndrome due to the absence of side effects and the non-synthetic nature of homeopathic drugs. Homeopathic remedies not only give relief to patients, but it also deals with the root of Crohn’s Disease
Homeopathic remedies for Crohn’s Disease
It is applied for patients that complain of excessive jelly-like mucus seen in the stool. The patient gets nauseated in the vigorous degree and can faint from the odor of food especially eggs and meat.
This is a common homeopathic remedy used in the treatment of Crohn’s Disease in particular for patients with blood and shreds of mucous membrane seen in the stool. The patient also constantly feels the urge to pass stool, but only a small, hot stool is passed with an offensive odor. This urge returns after passing the little stool with no satisfaction.
This particular remedy is medication for the treatment of Crohn’s Disease is suitable for diarrhea and watery stool that is greenish and offensive. The stool is normal in the evening but diarrhea sets in the morning. A prolapsed of the rectum might be experienced before or during stool.
This homeopathic medicine is useful in the treatment of ulcerative colitis. It is used for symptoms such as stool with offensive odor with dark-colored blood seen in it. The symptom is worse at night, and the patients feel weak excessively.
Crohn’s Disease Natural Treatment in Philadelphia
Since traditional medicine has no solution for this disease natural approach leads to significant improvement of patient’s condition, reduction of severity of a pain, stop bleeding, increase of red blood cells without side effects. Also, homeopathic and acupuncture treatments in the majority of clinical cases lead to stable and long-lasting remission.
At the Viva Healthy Life Holistic Center Medical Doctor Victor Tsan and associates have a natural solution for Crohn’s Disease and other digesting system’s disorders.