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Ideas and stories about alternative medicine for people dealing with ulcerative colitis

Nicotine Therapy Questions

Introduction: I am a 20 year old college guy in Missouri, United States. I am a biology major, so understanding the science of UC is really fascinating to me. Some more about me: I play classical music, work in my school’s greenhouse and love plant biology. I’m from Kansas City, Missouri. Colitis Symptoms: I was […]

Fecal Microbiota Transplant Questions and Answers

Question 1:  What are the main requirements to be a good Fecal Transplant Donor? Health: I suggest the Fecal Microbiota Transplantation Workgroup criteria as the baseline for determining a good donor. That means no infectious disease, autoimmune disease, gastrointestinal disease, atopic disease, blood sugar dysregulation, mood disorders, or chronic pain, and lab tests showing the […]

Ulcerative Colitis Survival

Meet Liz Kooymans: I was recently diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in July 2012. I’ve been on the Specific Carbohydrate Diet and symptom free for about 4 months now. To keep my perspective, I write articles to help others with colitis at www.colitissurvival.com, a resource for those with ulcerative colitis and other IBDs. More About Liz: […]