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Ulcerative Colitis Treatment: Body

Overview

Take some time to consider your physical activity levels if you have ulcerative colitis. Moderate exercise is helpful to improve general health, but since signs of oxidative stress have been found in the mucosal lining of Ulcerative Colitis patients, it is good to exercise in moderation.1 (Functional Medicine also acknowledges the role that oxidative stress has on any chronic condition and should be addressed with any FM practitioner you may consult.) Make time to exercise lightly daily.

Treatments

Effect of Chiropractic Care on Ulcerative Colitis

When we become overly stressed, our bodies store this stress physiologically and when these patterns persist, the body begins to exhibit symptoms. “In terms of a digestive disorder like Ulcerative...

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Effect of Yoga on Ulcerative Colitis

Yoga can be a great way to employ light, moderate, or rigorous exercise depending on what your body needs. Through asanas (poses), breathing techniques and meditation, yoga can help not only to heal...

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References

  1. Leeuwenburgh, C. & Heinecke, J.W. (2001). Oxidative Stress and Antioxidants in Exercise. Current Medicinal Chemistry 8, 829-838. Retrieved on April 1, 2010 from http://plaza.ufl.edu/cleeuwen/CMC8.PDF

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