Healthy Living Moonee Ponds


Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease caused by genetic and environmental factors.

It is characterised by inflammation of the colonic mucosa.

Lifestyle factors that may contribute to its development include:

Medication use, such as antibiotics and NSAIDS.

Processed foods or poor diet.



Signs and symptoms:

Abdominal pain

Digestive disturbances

Bowel irregularity

Nausea, vomiting

Anxiety or depression


Dietary and Natural Medicine Recommendations:

An individualised diet

Reduce inflammation with medicinal herbs

Address immunity

Balance gut microbes, strain specific


Manage stress

To successfully manage Ulcerative Colitis regular ongoing assessment and monitoring by both conventional and natural medicine are necessary.