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!
the specific carbohydrate diet is something that changes how you eat food, by changing what you decide to eat.
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 […]
Here’s My Deal: I’m a forty-something woman who’s had UC for fifteen years. I’ve had about half a dozen flares during that time. Lots of good social/diet advice on the site lately! So I thought I’d bounce this one off you: I’ve been gradually coming down from a flare for the past two months, […]
Introduction: Hi, my name is Isak, I am 27 years old, and I was diagnosed with UC during my final year at university about 4 years ago. I currently live in South Korea, and have been trying to follow the SCD for a few weeks. My Current Ulcerative Colitis Deal and Questions: I was diagnosed […]
Introduction: My husband has hypothyroidism, about 10 years now (& has alway taken the natural form of Synthroid, now called Westhroid). Don’t know if this is significant, but after reading Mak’s story, the thyroid connection made me decide to write the following… Husband’s Ulcerative Colitis: I do not have Ulcerative Colitis but my husband does […]
Okay, I have had Ulcerative Colitis since I was 18 and I am almost 22 years old now. I am on my umteenth flare, and the only medication I am on is Asacol because I am not interested to go any further with that bull. I have been on various diets but never on the […]