spastic colon


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spastic colon

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Noun1.spastic colon - recurrent abdominal pain and diarrhea (often alternating with periods of constipation); often associated with emotional stress
colitis, inflammatory bowel disease - inflammation of the colon
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The resulting health problems include sinusitis, spastic colon, and food allergies.
Petersburg, massages offered by a chiropractors staff that also performs spinal adjustments can lead to pain relief for conditions including headaches, certain types of migraines, menstrual cramps, allergies, asthma, stomach disorders, spastic colon, and arm, hand, and leg pain that's due to dysfunction of the neck or lower back.
The list of diseases caused by long-term inflammation is massive and includes: heart disease, stroke, arthritis, Alzheimer's, cancer, coeliac disease, colitis, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and spastic colon.