How Smart Is Surgery?

I love traveling, trying out new experiences and foods, and working with people from different countries and cultures. I’m generally a relaxed & easy-going guy with a sense of humor. Current Colitis Symptoms: Symptom free at the moment How Smart Is Surgery? The standard approach of GIs for ulcerative colitis is to treat with medicine […]

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Things I Wish I’d Known During My Flare

Within my story there are many recommendations including: Diet, Medications, Physical and Spiritual things to consider. For six months from June 2014 I suffered through my worst ever flare-up of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. I have had many mild/moderate flare-ups of ulcerative colitis, but in the past 5 years I had been mostly under control.

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Would You Do It?

Diane has been asked by her doctor if she would take part in a new LOW DOSE Methotrexate study. She is looking for advice as to whether to participate or not. She has been fighting so much for so long that she is confident the injections could help, but at the same time she does […]

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Stay as Strong as You Can

I’m currently at a state in my life that I’m not completely happy with, but see each day as a new opportunity to get that step further! I’m so happy every morning when I wake up and see how much further I’ve come towards the end goal. My life, in medical perspective, was not supposed […]

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Blood Clots and Ulcertive Colitis

Meet Kristin: I was diagnosed with UC 15 years ago while pregnant with my 2nd child. I remained on Asacol for a few years, but stopped taking it when symptoms were not present because I wanted to see if there was any holistic approach that would work. Luckily, my UC has remained localized in the […]

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A Windy Problem

My stomach ‘talks’ to me and anyone else that will listen and this is rather embarrassing when you are attending or running an meeting (which is a great part of my day). Does anyone else suffer from similar problems and has anyone found any successful remedies. I am avoiding beans etc.

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No matter what, colitis flares don't last forever, don't forget it:)