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An overview of the colon and associated risks and conditions

Inflammation of the colon can also be in the form of inflammatory bowel disease or infections. In this case, it is referred to as ColitisThe colon is also known as the large intestine and is responsible for a magnitude of different bodily functions. One of the most important roles of the colon, is removing water, salt and certain nutrients and passing it on to be expelled from the body.

Your colon will often manifest specific warning signs, to indicate that everything is not running as smoothly as it should. These warning signs and associated conditions, might include any of the following:

Common diseases and ailments of the colon:

One of the most well-known conditions, is diarrhea.

This is usually an indication of a mild infection of the colon, and can generally be characterised by frequent, loose and watery stools.

A pain in your abdominal area and bloody diarrhea might be an indication of Chrohn’s disease, an inflammatory condition where the colon and intestines might be affected.

Inflammatory bowel disease

Inflammation of the colon can also be in the form of inflammatory bowel disease or infections. In this case, it is referred to as Colitis. Small growths on your colon, are known as colon polyps. If these are removed, it can prevent colon cancer. Regular screening at your doctor’s office will be able to identify these polyps – luckily they take a very long period to develop into cancer, so with early detection the necessary procedures can be carried out.

If you travel frequently, it is important to know the signs and symptoms of travellers’ diarrhea. This is particularly relevant in developing countries, where water and/or food are often contaminated by means of many different bacteria. Symptoms might include loose stools, fever and nausea.


Further to the above, there is also a specific bacteria, called Salmonella, which can contaminate food and lead to infection of your colon and intestines. This infection is termed Salmonellosis.  Once again you might experience nausea, diarrhea and stomach cramps. Even though it’s a very uncomfortable condition, it is often resolved without treatment.

Similar to Salmonellosis, Shigellosis is a condition whereby food is contaminated by the bacteria Shigella. Symptoms are similar to those mentioned above, but your diarrhea in this instance might also be bloody.

As you can see from the above, your colon plays a vital role in your overall health and well-being. Use Immunadue daily as a colon cleanser and colon support supplement to assist your colon with its daily tasks.

How to treat colon disease and ailments naturally

  • Drink lots of water
  • Eat lots of fruit and vegetables ahich contains natural fibres and water
  • Drink a natural body detox supplement and immune booster such as Immunadue, an all-in-one natural vitamin supplement.