Intro: Hi my name is Jazmin, I’m 23 and I live on the wirral in England. My diagnosis is very new to me. I am open to any advice you have for me it would appreciated. Some more background: I love running and rock climbing and also have a passion for cooking and food in […]
Take the two minute Colitis Quiz, some simple and maybe not so simple ulcerative colitis related questions…
Current Details regarding rates of remission from using Remicade and/or Humira (anti-TNF medications) to treat UC, as well as adverse side effects rates, and what to expect when changing from one medication to the other.
Intro: I’m a 43 year old hispanic woman. I am married and have 3 children ages 20, 15 & 13. I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis 4 years ago. Frustrated with doctors I went on my own to figure things out. As a result I began to study nutrition and I’m currently working as a […]
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.
My end of January, 2015 colonoscopy came back completely clear of UC. I contribute this to Bev’s probiotics, the SCD diet, stress reduction, Lialda, and Rowasa enemas. My doctor found this remarkable since 15 months prior I had disease up to 35 centimeters, left side.
Hi, I’m Erica and I have UC. I’m 23 years old and have been diagnosed for about 7 months. First off, let me offer a forewarning; I am currently on the “prednisone makeover” from my first flare up, so if I either ramble with something along the lines of pointless rage or exaggerated frustration, you […]
As I am am sitting in the hospital room, on which is day 3, of this depressing, terrifying and humbling experience, I debated on even writing a post; especially since my husband is the writer in the family. The thing is that this disease is isolating. I just happened to be web searching about UC; […]
Meet UC’er Abe A: My name is Abe and I am a 25-year-old male with ulcerative colitis. I was diagnosed about a month ago and started the SCD diet two weeks ago. Some more background: I am a college professor and professionally performing musician. I am also on a full ride scholarship getting my Masters […]
Recently there was some research published to PubMed that I think will help clear up many questions UC’ers and family members have with regards to existing and future biologic medications we can expect to hear about.
My name is Suzie B. I live in Utah and my daughter has Ulcerative Colitis. Rosemarie is eleven years old and has had UC for nearly 5 years. She are currently taking Sulfasalizine with folic acid. She’s just a kid. How do I go SCD or Paleo and get her enough calories? Trying to go […]
I am new to this disease/site and while it has been very helpful it also has given me horrible anxiety. I don’t have most of the symptoms most people have and that scares me that my anxiety is that bad now I can’t even imagine what it will be when this gets worse. I have […]
Getting the daily fix of coffee can be hard for those with ulcerative colitis, especially when all you want to do is dig into a cup of coffee and pour a crapload of milk in there along with some sugar…but never fear, Coconuts have come to the rescue once again