This is not a disease you want to misdiagnose as your cat may become sicker or the wrong medication suggested. After a positive diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease, treatment will begin. Sometimes a change in diet may help a cat with inflammatory bowel disease. Often a cat with inflammatory bowel disease will also need supplementation with potassium or B vitamins as their intestines do not absorb nutrients properly. If dietary changes do not help the cats inflammatory bowel disease then medications are often used. These medications help to prevent the inflammatory response in the cats body.
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
Where experts find jobs Inflammatory bowel disease is one of a variety of unrelated but ongoing gastrointestinal disorders. J.B. Hill Inflammatory bowel disease is a group of inflammatory conditions of the colon and small intestine that can cause life-threatening complications and may require surgery. Luckily, current therapies offer real benefits and there are some promising drugs in the pipeline. The disease is one of a variety of unrelated but ongoing gastrointestinal disorders. Of these, some of the most common complaints are about gluten intolerance and functional bowel problems (when the gut doesnt work properly, such as when someone has irritable bowel syndrome). Crohns disease and ulcerative colitis are examples of inflammatory bowel disease.
Explainer: what is inflammatory bowel disease?
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