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It is not uncommon to hear cases of people who suffer from constant pain and discomfort in the stomach. But when other more worrying symptoms appear, such as bloody diarrhea, the cause may have to do with ulcerative colitis. This is a condition that causes inflammation in the bowels, especially in the colon as well as the rectum. Ulcerative colitis is an autoimmune condition, meaning that the body attacks itself. There are changes you can make to your diet, among other things, that can help you treat ulcerative colitis. Find out ten treatments of ulcerative colitis.

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1. Olive Oil

A powerful natural remedy for the treatment of different conditions, olive oil, may offer relief for ulcerative colitis symptoms. The natural properties of olive oil are many, including its anti-inflammatory capabilities, which soothe the stomach and coat it with oil, helping food to pass easier. Moreover, olive oil contains a high amount of monounsaturated fat, which can contribute to the protection it offers. You can consume olive oil first thing in the morning. Take one to two tablespoons of olive oil to start your day. If you don't respond well, or if symptoms worsen, contact your doctor.

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