It is a form of Ulcerative Colitis, which is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). In Pancolitis, there is inflammation in the whole of the large intestine. It is a chronic condition that causes ulceration of the entire lining of the large intestine. This ulceration is caused by chronic inflammation.
What are the Symptoms of Pancolitis?
As per the severity of the inflammation of the intestine, symptoms may vary.
- Diarrhea containing blood and mucus.
- Fever, which is unexpected.
- Unexpected weight loss (without any efforts; like exercising or diet control.)
- Fatigue feeling all over the day.
- Frequent urging to pass stool, which is ineffectual.
- Pain in the anal area and rectum.
- Cramps and pain in the abdomen.
- children with pancolitis, fail to grow properly.
What Causes Pancolitis?
The exact cause of pancolitis is still not known. The possible risk factors are the following.
- If you have a family history of Pancolitis, you are likely to get affected by it, as the inherited genes may cause pancolitis.
- If you are taking some medications like antibiotics or NSAIDs, you are at risk to get pancolitis.
- Untreated cases of ulcerative colitis, that are mild or moderate can become a case of pancolitis.
- Anxiety and stress can aggravate ulcers causing pain and discomfort.
How Pancolitis Can be Diagnosed?
Colonoscopy: It is an important test to diagnose pancolitis, as it helps to look for ulcers and any other abnormal tissue in your large intestine.
Biopsy: A tissue sample from the colon is taken and is tested to look for any other infections or diseases.
What is the Treatment for Pancolitis?
The treatment for pancolitis includes anti-inflammatory drugs, corticosteroids, and certain immune system suppressors. In the severe cases of pancolitis, a surgery known as colectomy is done.Surgery is usually the last resort, but certain lifestyle changes also help in the management such as – have few dairy products, avoid carbonated drinks, avoid coffee and alcohol, increase the intake of water.
Alternative treatment for Pancolitis
Natural treatment is the best alternative treatment for any disease. It may include Homeopathic and Ayurvedic treatment.
Homeopathic medicines like Hydrastis, Millefolium, Merc Sol, Ars. Album.
Ayurvedic treatment is the best alternative treatment for pancolitis. It includes natural herbal remedies.
Herbal Remedies by Planet Ayurveda have been very successful in treating the cases of pancolitis. Planet Ayurveda collects only the best herbs for the preparation of herbal medicines. The medicines offered by Planet Ayurveda are made with the purest herb extract which is natural and 100% vegetarian.
The treatment offered by Planet Ayurveda includes Ulcerative Colitis Care Pack
This pack includes the following:
- Arjuna Capsules
- Vatsakadi Churna
- Pitta Balance
- Kutazghan Vati
1. Arjuna Capsules:
The capsules made by Planet Ayurveda are purely herbal without any chemical added into it. The bark of Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna) is used to make these capsules. The bark of Arjuna is used for its wound healing properties in Ayurveda .
It protects the layers of arteries from injuries caused by stress and other harmful substances. In the same way, it works on the inner lining of intestines, by healing the ulcers. It then stops the bleeding and prevents inflammation. Hereby it also controls diarrhea and slows the absorption of the nutrients which has stopped due to the ulceration starts again.
Dosage: Take two capsules two times a day, after having the meals.
2. Vatsakadi churna :
It is one of the most effective formulations for treating pancolitis and other inflammatory bowel diseases.
This churna is a combination of various ulcer healing herbs like Dhania (Coriander sativum ), Anar(Punica granatum), Choti Elaichi (Elettaria cardamomum), Jaiphal (Myristica fragrans), Saunf (Foeniculum vulgare), Bilva (Aegle marmelos), Kutaz(Holarrhena antidysenterica). These herbs work together and maintain various metabolic reactions. This churna helps to heal the ulcers and managing the bleeding with stool. It thus helps to restore the healthy state of intestines and relieving the symptoms.
Dosage: You can take this either directly with plain water, i.e. 1tbs twice daily.or put 1tbs in 400 ml of water, boil it, until it remains 50ml.Strain the residue and drink the water. Do it twice daily and every time make it fresh.
3. Pitta Balance:
Pitta balance is a formulation of various classical calcium compounds, which play an important role in controlling the bleeding. They provide a cooling effect to the body. Ingredients used in Pitta balance are Coral Calcium, pearl calcium, Agate calcium, and three more ayurvedic calcium compounds.
This formulation prepared by Planet Ayurveda is made with pure plant cellulose, without using any chemicals. Pitta balance also acts as a blood purifier and helps to keep the skin healthy.
It is so helpful that bleeding stops within the first few dosages of this medicine without giving any side effects. The inflammation process reverses back towards the cure.
Dosage: 1 Capsule is to be taken two times daily, with plain water after having the meals.
4. Kutazghan Vati :
It is also called as antidysentrica. It is so wonderful that it has the natural power to stop all kinds of diarrhea. It helps to burn the endotoxins also called ‘ama’. It thus stops the inflammation and helps in healing the ulcers.
Dosage: 2 tablets are to be taken two times a day with plain water, after having the meals.