Ulcerative Colitis – Symptoms, Ayurvedic Treatment & Diet

Ulcerative Colitis – Symptoms, Ayurvedic Treatment & Diet

Hello friends! Welcome to our show “Swasthya Gyan Health Diary”. Friends, due to busy and hectic lifestyle we’re unable to take care of our health. Due to which, we invite harmful diseases at a very young age like obesity, diabetes and heart disorders and the reason behind it is our lifestyle and eating habits. Today, we will discuss about Ulcerative colitis. With a solution for it, we have amongst us Dr. Vikram Chauhan in our studio. Dr.Vikram, we welcome you on our show. Let’s know about Ulcerative colitis! Dr.Vikram Chauhan, please tell our viewers about what Ulcerative Colitis is? Ulcerative colitis is a very fierce disease which causes ulcers in the large intestine similar to the ulcers in mouth which are extremely painful. The large intestine is divided into parts, Ascending colon, transverse colon, descending colon followed by sigmoid colon, rectum and anal canal. In Ulcerative colitis, the descending colon develops ulcers which are very painful and the Patients gradually slips into depression because of increased stool frequency and heavy bleeding. We have seen such patients who have a stool frequency of 20 to 30 times and that unables you to work, travel etc. and your lifestyle gets deeply affected. Ulcerative colitis is serious health issue related to the digestive system in the large intestine which affects the life style. Dr.Vikram Chauhan please tell us the symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis? As I said patients with ulcerative colitis have a stool frequency of approximately 20 to 30 times. Usually this happens twice or thrice a year. But, when the patients take allopathic medicines, with which sometimes the symptoms gradually decrease with the intake of steroids, mesacol, asacol and mesalazine. By taking these medicines the frequency of stools decreases but the patient still has to pass stool a number of times. The major symptom is that one has to pass stool frequently and every time the patient passes stool it is accompanied with blood. Patients always complain about bleeding with stool. Sometimes, the bleeding is so profuse that the patient’s hemoglobin decreases to a great extent which causes weakness, dizziness and tiredness. The food that he eats does not digest which reduces his weight and makes him very weak. I have a number of ulcerative colitis patients visiting me and I can tell from their appearance that they are suffering with this major problem as they tend to look very weak. I’ve also seen such patients who have swelling on their legs and feet because the albumin level from the blood has dropped immensely. Stomach pain, gas formation and blaoting is very common. Patient does not feel hungry due to which formation of gas is caused. Patient can’t eat anything due to this problem which causes depression, inability to go to work which totally disturbs the lifestyle and the sleep pattern is also fitful. So, we get to see a lot of similar symptoms in Ulcerative colitis Dr. Vikram Chauhan please tell our viewers how can this disease be cured by Ayurvedic treatment? According to Ayurveda, many doctors correlate this problem with sangrahani disease. As per my studies and analysis I correlate it with ama atisara, pitta atisara, rakt atisara sannipataj (which consists of all doshas) condition and it’s not only sangrahani but worse than that. Sangrahani can be compared to IBS which has all the symptoms like stomach upset, formation of gas. Whereas Ulcerative Colitis is the worsened form of sangrahani. which can be called pitta atisara and raktatisara. It has a very beneficial and satisfactory cure in Ayurveda. Ayurvedic doctors have researched on it I will suggest allopathic doctors to research on it. Ayurveda has such herbs which can cure ulcers, stop bleeding and immediately harden the stool. We have a herb in Ayurveda which is called vatsak-kutaj (Latin name – Holarrhena antidysenterica) it controls dysentery and hardens the stool. It requires a lot of precautions which includes avoiding milk and milk products only curd is allowed in Ulcerative Colitis. Milk, cottage cheese, Butter and buttermilk are not allowed. But some doctors allow butter milk in IBS as per my experience butter milk is fine in IBS but, not in Ulcerative Colitis. 90% people are not able to digest butter milk whereas curd is digested in Ulcerative Colitis. I suggest curd and banana to my patients. It gives immediate relief to the patients. My patients tell me that they’ve improved quite a lot with the diet itself. Patients get 50% relief through diet which includes curd, banana, gruel, green lentils and boiled potatoes. 50ml fresh pomegranate juice taken daily is the astringent which hardens the stools and gives strength to the patients. Leaves of Indian rosewood (Shisham) is a strong astringent, similarly touch-me-not is a plant which when touched shrinks, it terminates the bleeding, take 2 teaspoon juice of crushed marigold petals every day in the morning and evening as it ceases the blood loss. These are a few herbs which we use in Ayurvedic treatment. I have brought along a few herbal formulations like Vatsakadi churna. Aegle Morelos’s (wood apple) is a very beneficial fruit for the treatment of Ulcerative Colitis and ayurvedic doctors will agree with me on this. Powdered kernels of Bael/ wood apple work in this disorder. Some people use powdered form of the leaves of this fruit which is good in diabetes but will never suit an ulcerative colitis patient. Some doctors prescribe bael churna (Powdered wood apple) and some people starts using its leaves but you should refrain from usimg that instead use the powdered form of bael kernels. In vatsakadi churan, we have a combination of powdered seeds of Aegle Marmelos (wood apple), vatsak (kutaj), and other herbs also Foeniculum vulgare (Saunf), coriander sativum (Dhania) Cyprus rotunds (nagarmotha), dried pomegranat peel are used in the form of an astringent formulation. Vatsakadi churan is a classical formulation. I prescribe my patients to take a teaspoon of this formulation along with powdered kernels of Aegle marmelos in the morning and evening. Fresh Aegle marmelos (wood apple) juice can be taken. The other product for Ulcerative Colitis I have is Coolstrin-A and it is named so because it’s cooling in action and is an astringent herb. Since, Ulcerative colitis is a it is pitta disease i.e. the pitta dosha is highly aggravated. According to ayurvedic principles, if vata, pitta and kapha gets imbalanced then it leads to a disease. In Ulcerative Colitis, pitta increases and to pacify the pitta we should consume things which have a cooling effect like coconut water. Avoid spicy foods, tea, coffee, cold drinks and alcohol. Refrain the consumption of milk as it is the biggest enemy of Ulcerative Colitis. As soon as you consume milk and cheese, the bleeding will immediately start. Buttermilk suits a few people but I don’t recommend it. Coolstrin-A has the extract of marigold, pomegranate and Arjuna. Arjuna is a very nice herb because it has a cooling effect. Arjuna is usually used in heart problem. The bark of Arjuna tree is used for curing heart disorders as it has a cooling effect and also controls blood pressure. Other than curing cardiac disorders because of being an astringent it has the capability to heal wounds and cease bleeding also. I basically use Arjuna in this disorder to stop bleeding. To cool down the pitta we use moti pishti. Pearl has very cooling effect and you must have heard, astrologers suggest short tempered people to wear a pearl around their neck to keep them calm. In Ayurveda, we use Mukta Pishti. Most ayurvedic doctors, prescribe sachets of Mukta pishti, prawal pishti, akik pishti, jaharmohra pishti, kamdhudha ras and giloy satva to the patients with increased pitta dosha. Instead of making sachets, we have filled this combination in vegetarian capsules and it has become a medicine to pacify pitta. Motion stop is the tablet made of Aegle Morelos’s (wood apple). Coolstrin-B is the medicine for the patient who is suffering from profuse bleeding. I give a combination of Coolstrin-A & B to the patients who have a stool frequency of 20- 30 times. Vasaka treats imbalanced kapha. According to Ayurveda, Vasaka terminates bleeding of all types. It is also a cooling formulation. I use a combination of herbs like. Kutza Ghan vati is very important. Kutaj is a tree whose bark is used to stop motions. Persons suffering from a stool frequency of 10 to 20 times will be at ease by taking capsules made from the extract of Holarrhena antidysenterica. This combination start showing its results within a week. I have a message and suggestion for colitis patients sitting at home. Apart from drinking pomegranate juice, make a decoction from its peel and consume it on a daily basis. Pomegranate is a fruit available throughout the world and it strengthens the body. If there is gastric formation in the stomach take a decoction made of 1 teaspoon each of Cumin (Jeera), Foeniculum vulgare (Saunf) and Carom seeds (Ajwain). Any type of gastric formation because of colitis, IBS or due to any other reason will be cured by this decoction. According to my experience, Ulcerative Colitis has no age limit because I have even seen cases of kids between 2yrs to 5yrs. Most of my patients are aged between 20-40 years and even have kids of 10yrs, 8yrs as my patients. Recently, I had a 2yrs old kid as a patient of ulcerative colitis. Male and female both can be affected by ulcerative colitis. Modern medical system says it’s an autoimmune disease in which our body army starts fighting against cells of large intestine and prescribe immunosuppressants, steroid and suggest surgery in the end because it has no cure. According to allopathic, ulcerative colitis has no treatment. We’re curing patients through Ayurveda who are leading their life properly without any difficulty. This disease can affect any age group. Treating this disease is very important because frequent stool passing with profuse bleeding will weaken the patient’s body which can result in anything more severe. If proper treatment is not taken than it has to be operated on an urgent basis. Sometimes the colon is affected by cancer if one is suffering with ulcerative colitis from last 7 to 8 years. Have natural foods and avoid artificial food like cornflakes, cereals, oats, dry toasts and biscuits. Our body is made by God and the fuel to run it is in forests and farms not packed in boxes. So, we should have natural foods. In fruits, boiled or steamed apple can be eaten. Avoid cucumber, melon, peas, mushroom and cauliflower which cause excess gas formation. These petty things need to be taken care of. This can be cured and has a positive result. Ayurveda has very satisfactory results, 80% to 90% cases are cured by Ayurveda. Dr. Vikram Chauhan please tell our viewers can Ayurvedic treatment be taken with Allopathic medicines? Yes, absolutely. When patients come to me they are having allopathic medicines at a very high dosage like mesacol, asacol, Vegas and Azoran even taking enema of mesacol. When I prescribe them these ayurvedic medicines they get immediate relief within in a week. Along with following the precautions, the patient says he is feeling better just within 15 days. After the duration of one month we reduce the dose of steroids that he is taking. Initially, I ask the patient to take both medicines together. Earlier patient complains that he is not recovering after taking high dose of allopathic medicine and when I ask them to take the ayurvedic medicine they feel a lot of relief. Then slowly within 3 or 4 months of time I get them off allopathic medicines. This ayurvedic medicine course continues for the next 3 to 6 months. After the course of 8 to 9 months I reduce the ayurvedic medicines also. Within the duration of 9 months to 1 year. In rare cases of 10-20% there are patients which even take one & half year of time but eventually their ayurvedic medicines are also stopped. Dr. Vikram Chauhan what message do you want to give to the ulcerative colitis patients? I want to give this message that our nature has numerous things to save us from diseases. When Lord Brahma created the world he created the herbs along with it so that if, ever we need them we can use them. But, what we did was we created a lot of artificial foods. Save yourself from artificial foods, consume natural foods and use these herbs regularly which will help you get rid of diseases. Friends, I hope that you would have noted down all the important information given by Dr. Vikram. Tomorrow, we’ll be back with a solution for another problem. Till then Dr Vikram Chauhan and I will take your leave. Namaskar (Greetings)!

100 Replies to “Ulcerative Colitis – Symptoms, Ayurvedic Treatment & Diet”

  1. Sir muje 6sall se anto ki problem he aur 5,6bar latrin Jana padta he aur pet me dard bhi hota he plz suggested me

  2. Sir muze ulcerative colitis he ham aurangabad me rehte he maze din me 5 bar tolet jana padta he or blading, pu,bhi jata hemeri tritment chal rhi he me sajo, vsl 3 tabtel le rhi hu 6 month se lekin ko farak nahi plz maze aurvedic dava ke nam or kise leni he batav thank you

  3. Mujhe bde aant me Sujan hai bilkul khraab bta rhe the…gola type ka ho gya that….mujhe liqud btaya that ab roti bola hai….opratn tk bol dia kya my them ho skti hu plz reply

  4. Dr. Vikram today I gone through your lecture about Ulcerative Colitis in YouTube. To be very honest, believe me "jaan me jaan aa gaya"

  5. Sir mujhe 9 year se colitis h but 3 year se blood bnd ho gya tha or me motion bhi 2 bar hi jati thi Lekin Abhi blood vapas shuru ho gya or motion bhi 6-7 bar ho gye

  6. Sir I am treating my chron's disease from kottakal Arya vaidyashala and they have told me to take buttermilk in which there should be 0% Malai but they have told me to avoid curd and milk.

  7. Sir i am suffering from ulcerative colitis from the last 9 years after 1year of treatment Dr stopped my medicine (masacol). ulcers were cured but stomach pain is still there .sir acidity inflammation, constipation hamesha rehati hai. Pl suggest me.

  8. I´m aamir from pakistan sir mera pait thek se saf nahi hota gas bhut banti hy koi cheez kha nahi sakya sirf yogurt kha rha hn stool pass krta hn tu mucus thora sa blood aata hy aur kabi diarrhea ho jata hy bhut treatment krwai but aram nahi aa rha sir kindly help me mein kya karon

  9. Sir, i am from Bangladesh. I am also suffering Ulcerative colaities from the last 3/4 months. How can i get these medicine? Or what should i do? Please healp me sir

  10. I get diarrhea when I consume bananas and yogurt. I have no problem consuming milk, I drink boiled milk. Please suggest me the permanent cure for uc.

  11. Sir mera pet mein gas hota hai aur pet k left lower middle quadrant mein cramp hota hai..regular stool nahi ata..bhook nhi lagta…yeah kya ulcerative colitis ka lakshan hai?

  12. Sir mujhe vi colitis he 6 year se..khana khane ki bad pet vari vari rahate he acidity banta he or mol me blood ne he ata he…but letring 1 bar jata hu..pet dered rehe te he..

  13. Dr sab mai 4 month se apki dava le raha hu lekin koi aram nahi mil raha . Mai alopath ki wisolin leta hun to theek rehta hun jab band kar deta hun to fir bemari shuru ho jati hai .. Wisolin se muje bahut se dangerous side efects horahe hain . To batao mai kia karun.?

  14. मेरे बेटे को संग्रहनी की बीमारी है उसका वेट भी कम हो गया उसके पेट में बहुत दर्द होता है उसे कब्ज रहती है और उसे कफ की बहुत प्राब्लम है मैं ने नैटपर पढ़ा था मुलटठी और बेल का चूर्ण पानी में घोल कर देती हू उससे उसको काफी रेशा निकल ने लगता है उसके कान भी रेशा से बंद हो जाते हैं मुझे समझ नहीं आ रहा क्या करू please help me

  15. Sir,
    Mujhe 9month se dysentery hai aur weight loss ho gyi hai. Gastroentrologyst ko dikhaya aur endoscopy clonoscopy karvaya hai, medicine le raha hu but aram nhi mil raha hai..

  16. Dr. Sahab mujhe nabhi ke niche bayi or jalan hoti or nabhi ke aas pass charo or se lekar guda marg tak sujan lagti he gais banti he kabaj hoti he gud gudahat pet v Sato me hoti kamjori bahut aa gai letaring aav wali v chikti hoti he jaise ki khana pura pacha nahi yesi letring hoti he Dr. Saab ye kis bimari ke lakshan he kripya bataye or bimahi ka ilaj bhi bataye me madhyapradesh( m.p.) se hu tified ke Baad se mujhe ye problem he or 4 year se he please sir ilaj bataye

  17. Hello sir , me 2 year se pet me gas,Sujan,left side me Dard ,bar bar pesab ,bar bar motion , motion me aau , 7 to 8 time motion , wait loss , weakness, motion me jag / mabad /jel ki tarah aata hai , me 2 year se madecin kha ke pareshan ho gya hi bhot jyada depretion hota hai . Lagta hai ki life katm kr du but me Aisa nhi kr Sakta ………. Please mujhe bataiye ki mujhe kya hua h . I am writing your reply

  18. @drvikramchauhan sir colitis ke saath weight kaise gain kare?
    Mera weight 43 kg reh gaya hai aur age 25 saal hai??

  19. Sir muze ulcerative colitis hai kitna time lagta pura thik hone me .,,,sir me bahut dar gaya hai muze bachalize sir me jina chahta hu sir…..

  20. Hi sir,
    I m suffering from this issue from last 7 years.still taking Asacol and stiryd(deltacortaal ec).Sir my life style is totally effected.
    I am watching your videos and see you r the person you will know well everything.
    Sir I am from Pakistan and working in Dubai.i want to take this course.please suggest how I contact with you.
    Sir I am writing msg with hope.
    Watsapp no.00971505371786

  21. Sir chronic gastritis hai food absorption nhi ho pata aur stool me mucus ata hai 1 saal se uske bare me btaye

  22. Good sir
    Mugha ulcer colitis ha laghbagh
    1years sa
    Sir aap ka clinic kaha ha batna ki kirpa kara

  23. Sir I am 4 months pregnant suffering from ulcerative colitis.. Taking mesacol, rifagut, and mebiz sr but having no relief… Worried about the side effects of medicines on my unborn baby.. Pls suggest what should I do.. Have mucus and blood in my stool.. And suffering from diarrhea..

  24. sir mere pet ke left side main halka bhari mahsus hota hai dard kabhi kabhi halka o% hota hai mosion main bhi koi dikhat nahi hai magar 22 days se mare pet ke bawe side main bhari mahsus hota hai

  25. Sir good morning… I'm Santosh from vijayapur district karnatak se..

    My mom is suffering from ulcerative colitis… Nd it's before she had toung Cancer… Is both connected?

    Nd also we need treatment online.. nd I payment for it online… Plllzzz rply sir

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  27. Sir mujhe Toilet meh Blood nahi aata hai? Thora Thora pet dard karta hai or 5, 6 times toilet jana parta hai. Bht weak ho gaya huu , please Kuch medicine suggest kijiye.

  28. अगर किसी को लैट्रिन ना आए तो क्या करें 5566 दिन लेट नहीं आती है बराबर रुक्के रहती है

  29. Hello Dr Vikram,
    I had severe UC and opted to J-pouch within 6 months of diagnosis.
    I would like to understand how to maintain J-pouch healthy since I am getting frequent pouchitis. Any diet related info is appreciated.

  30. मुझे बार बार पेट साफ होनेमे तकलीफ स्टूल hard होता हे पर दूध देसी गी काफी अराम मिलता हे और दिन मे 3 या 4 टॉयलेट को ज्यांना पडता हे क्या मुझे भी colities हे क्या और वजन और भूख मेरी कम नाही हुई वजन तो बढ रहा हे

  31. sir mjhe ek mahine se ulcerative colitise h mera treatment chl rha h ab thik bhi hu mgr me hmesha k liye dawaii bnd krna chahti hu apka dehli me koi clinic hai mujhe milna h

  32. Sir I m sufer in ulsaretive colaities 3 year. I m taking mesacol and folvite. But now I m suffer side effect for this medicine. What should I do pls tel me

  33. Sir, how can I contact you from Bangladesh. I am an ulcerative colitis patient. Please tell me how I can get your medicine. There are many polyps in the rectum. Sir I am very helpless sir.

  34. Duodinitse, IBS, संग्रहनी और अल्सरेटिव्ह कोलायटीस मे क्या फर्क है या ये सब एक ही मॉ के बच्चे जैसे है ?

  35. · Hello Sir My name is sandeep chauhan Sir I have a sexual problem I want to talk to you personally can I find your contact no

  36. Sir me apane bete ko aapko dikhana chahati hu ,plz apna address bataye , mera beta 24 years ka h , use 4 years se ye problem h

  37. sir, baba ramdev unki ek video me bole the chach(takr) khub piye din me 2liter ulcerative colitis ke marij toh ye acha h ya nahi q ki aap naa bole rahe h bht confuse kya karu?

  38. सर प्रणाम
    सर जी जब मैं दूध पीता हूँ या मीठा खाता हूं तो मेरा पेट में मरोड़ और ऐंठन होती है और कभी कभी शौच में आँव भी आ जाती है पेट में दर्द और चुभन सी होती है । एक दो रोटी खाने पर पेट में चुभन सी होती है । पेट मे जलन होती है । और टॉयलेट भी लगभग 6 से 7 बार चला जाता हूँ । पेट में गैस की प्रॉब्लम भी हो जाती है । oily खाना खाने पर गैस, जलन हो जाती है और पेट में दर्द हो जाता है । सर मेरा वजन भी कम हो गया है। बहुत कमजोर हो गया हूँ । सर समस्या का निदान करें ।

  39. Sar meta ml kbhi hra to kbhi lal hota he pet 3 mhine she bhari lag ta he air bhukh nhi Lahti ml me kbhi khbi lachhe dad khoon aor ps ajata he colentest andoskepy kra Chuka hu sb normal he Kay kru sar but Parmesan hu help kro

  40. Hi doctor .. in working in bahrain. I'm from Sri lanaka I'm 30 years old I have a left side ulcerative colitis. I'm doing now medicine for 6 month but still i have a same problem some time when i pas stool its come with mucus . Plz . Can you help me. How can I contact you doctore.

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