Actor Irrfan Khan, who was famous for his versatile acting and dialogue delivery in Bollywood, has died yesterday. It is being told that Irrfan had been battling neuroendocrine tumors for more than a year. But last Tuesday, Irrfan Khan was admitted to Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai after complaining of colon infection. The colon infection Irrfan Khan was suffering from is also called colitis. Let us know what is a colon infection and what are its symptoms and methods of prevention.
What is colon infection?
Colon infection is also known as colitis. There is a problem of colon infection. In common language, the infection in the colon is due to taking such food, which our digestive system has to work very hard to digest. In such a situation, the food which is not well digested in our body starts accumulating in our colon. In such a situation, during the process of digesting such food, the chemical elements that are formed in the digestive system also get deposited in different forms in the colon and start damaging it.
Early symptoms of colon infection
The initial symptoms of colon infection include constipation, abdominal pain, gas, fatigue, lack of energy, and difficulty in bowel movements. In this disease, blood comes along with diarrhea. Apart from this, the weight of the patient also falls rapidly. In colon infection, the cells present on the surface of the large intestine begin to die which later causes ulcers.
Measures to keep the colon clean
To keep the colon clean, one must first drink enough water. Apart from this, consume different types of beverages like milk, curd, buttermilk, lemon water etc. according to the season and time. By doing this, it helps to keep the colon clean and the digestion healthy. Also include fiber-rich food in the diet. By doing this the digestive system remains fine, the body gets sufficient amount of energy.