Diet

Health Diet, Healthy Lifestyle

Diet, as it applies to colon health, is incredibly important, but it is so often over looked during one’s path to “control” their disease.  There are foods that cause symptoms to manifest themselves and there are also foods that keep symptoms in remission. What’s best is for the person to keep a healthy diet and a healthy lifestyle to keep colon health problems at bay. A regular visit to the doctor, even if you are not suspecting of any condition, is also a highly recommended practice.

Colonoscopy

Physicians recommend screening for colon cancer after the age of 50. Even healthy individuals with no history of colon cancer, colon polyps, other bowel problems or bleeding should have a colonoscopy.

Colonoscopy is a procedure used to see inside the colon and rectum. Colonoscopy can detect inflamed tissue, ulcers, and abnormal growths. The procedure is used to look for early signs of colorectal cancer and can help doctors diagnose unexplained changes in bowel habits, abdominal pain, bleeding from the anus, and weight loss.