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What is Ulcerative Colitis?

Ulcerative Colitis (UC) is an inflammatory condition of the colon (large intestine). The colon becomes inflamed developing swelling and ulcers. Individuals with chronic ulcerative colitis have a higher risk of developing colon cancer. UC can be mild in its early stage and develop rapidly into a more severe condition. There are periods between flare-ups where […]

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What are Sensitivities and Allergies?

Allergic reactions occur when the immune system perceives a safe substance to be harmful and produces antibodies to that substance. When antibodies are produced, inflammation occurs throughout the body causing different illnesses in different people. The most common are eczema, asthma, hay fever, chronic sinusitis, headaches and food sensitivities. Food sensitivities cause further gut inflammation. […]

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