I’m a 26 year old graduate student who was diagnosed with UC 2 weeks ago. The process that led to my eventual diagnosis was incredibly frustrating and degrading ( I had one doctor tell me I just needed to do more ab crunches!?)
the specific carbohydrate diet is something that changes how you eat food, by changing what you decide to eat.
I’m a 180 pound guy who may or may not have ulcerative colitis, but so far the medications don’t seem to be super effective, and I’m considering starting the SCD diet. But, if I can’t drink alcohol or milk or some other things, I’m not sure how easy this diet is going to be. But […]
I have had UC for roughly 10 years, although it wasn’t diagnosed until 5 years ago. The doc had told me that Prednisone was the next step if the Asacol didn’t work. But, because it is a hormone I was very reluctant in taking it…
Details that everyone should understand about total healing from the SCD diet, and personal opinions about some of the root causes of the underlying symptoms and how to clear the symptoms up.
Have you ever wondered about Starting the SCD Diet, but been worried because you are still taking medications? That’s what is going on with Steph right now, but it looks like she is going to move forward with SCD anyways. She seems really motivated to get off the medications!
Hi, Adam and fellow UC-ers. I have never done anything like this before, so am a big newbie! I have been so private about this disease for the past ten years, but have kind of reached a breaking point. And now it seems I talk about it endlessly. ;-) Anyway, I have UC, was diagnosed […]
Hey Everyone, I Have Ulcerative Colitis! I am 33 years old and was diagnosed with UC over 8 years ago. I am currently on Asacol. I have done Remicade in the past but had a bad reaction to it so I had to stop. I was also on prednisone for a while which I will […]
Introduction to Mark Davis, ND: I don’t have UC. I’m a naturopathic doctor in Portland, Oregon, and one of my focuses is Ulcerative Colitis. Fecal Microbiota Transplant As a student clinician at the National College of Natural Medicine, one of my mentors was Dr. Steven Sandberg-Lewis, an ND who specializes in treating people with inflammatory […]
Meet Garry: My UC stories can fill volumes (or toilet bowls), but I will boil it down to a few paragraphs. Bottom line: there is hope, but you may not find it at your GI’s office. My background: I am a partner at a large law firm, practicing in Northern California. I was diagnosed with […]
May name is: “Time to Stop Pretending I Don’t Have UC” I have had UC since 2007, right after I turned 20. After two rounds of antibiotics for a staph infection, I kept seeing blood in the toilet after I used the bathroom. I finally found out I had UC right before I went on […]