Intro: My husband is 34 and flies internationally. He was diagnosed with UC 2 years ago. Since then he has had two colonoscopies, switched doctors, and had a refined diagnosis of proctitis. I am trying to help him with the SC diet, but improvement is very slow. I wonder if his travel schedule of 2-4 […]
Family members who are living with someone who has ulcerative colitis
My husband feels defeated. Currently he is experiencing bloody, mucus diarrhea. Some days he says it feels like hot lava coming out. He goes to the restroom 15+ times a day ,although some times it just ends up being gas.
Gastro says it’s NOT UC…symptoms are: Feeling generally unwell/nauseous, bad gas (really foul-smelling), some bloating with stomach cramps, usually diarrhea, followed by small amounts of occasional constipation. Diarrhea sometimes accompanied by urgency. 99% of the time with red blood. Sometimes with mucous.
Hi I am delighted to have come across this site. My husband has just been diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in the last few weeks. He started having diarrhea and bleeding from February. He went to his GP doctor and a colonoscopy was organized. We had to wait a few weeks for the scope, during this […]
A determined wife who’s looking for and going to find out the connection between immune diseases. Her husband has been diagnosed with 2 (ulcerative colitis and also sarcoidosis) a she’s determined to figure out the best way to move forward and allow for him to continue on with a great life.
Intro: I am the wife of a 68 year old man who has had UC off and on for the past 20 years. I have never shared my personal life with anyone before, but after reading many of your posts I feel like I need to share my story. 20 Years Living with UC in […]
Introduction: I am the mother of 14 year old boy, diagnosed in July 2013 with severe pan-colitis. I am interested in natural living (maybe a little “crunchy”) and the healing ability of the body when given the appropriate resources, so being forced into the medical system has been more than disturbing for me. My Son’s […]
Introduction: My name is Merina, 25 years old from northern Ontario. My boyfriend and I have been together now for over 8 years. High school sweethearts, long distance relationship during college and recently just bought our first home and settling into our new careers! This year he was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. January of this […]
Intro: My son has had Ulcerative Colitis for the past 7 years and is in flare up at the moment. We live in England near London and we are both very fed up with the disease. Diet and Farming Practices I do not want to say too much about my son as he is a […]
Intro: Happily married to an amazing man with UC. We have four beautiful daughters together & I no longer know how to cook for my family =) Overwhelmed Worried Wife My husband had UC prior to our getting together, we thought he was healed. I had no idea it could go into remission, it has […]