Ulcerative colitis is a chronic form of inflammatory bowel disease that affects around 230,000 people in Canada. Doctors cannot cure the disease, but several treatment options are now available to patients, including complementary therapies such as acupuncture. Find out how acupuncture can help ease the symptoms of ulcerative colitis, and learn more about how you can combine this with other treatment methods.
How ulcerative colitis affects the body
Ulcerative colitis occurs when the body develops ulcers (or open sores) in the large intestine and rectum.