Ulcerative Colitis (UC)

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a long-term condition that results in inflammation & ulcers of the colon & rectum. The primary symptoms of active disease are abdominal pain & diarrhea mixed with blood. Weight loss, fever, & anemia may also occur.
  • Autoimmune diseases result from the failure of an organism to recognise its own constituent parts as self, which allows an immune response against its own cells & tissues. The immune system mistakes some part of the body as a pathogen & attacks it. In other words, the body actually attacks its own cells.