Intro: Hi, my name is Emma. I have ulcerative colitis (left-sided) and was diagnosed in December 2014 after a colonoscopy. I initially thought I’d be able to pop a few pills and get back to normal life, but unfortunately that’s not turned out to be the case. But, I am positive about getting healed with […]
I was diagnosed with UC a couple of years ago and have been working through all the information to see what may work and what might not to control the symptoms. I want to share some recent information with the group in hopes that it can help someone else.
As much as you undergo the stress and pain so do the ones close to you who actually care for you and also in a lot of stress being deeply concerned about you. But nothing is impossible to overcome if there is complete positivity and a proper diet and medications start getting reduced and clinical […]
Catherine is doing well with the GAPS diet however she is really wanting to feel 100%, for example, she is always hungry, always looking very skinny and still doesn’t have the symptoms completely under control. Her current struggle is with regards to food allergy testing and an expensive blood test that may help her figure […]
Intro: Had UC for 27 years, cope quite well but now always have grumblings, bad days and good days. Have taken prednisone many times, azathioprine for 4 years & asacol among but a few. I have tried eliminating food stuffs don’t eat meat at all or milk and many dairy. I don’t feel healthy most […]
Hey UC’ers, Super big thanks to one of the site’s user’s down in Australia. I just received this email, and I am really hoping he follows up with how things turn out. How about you??? Here’s the message that dropped in my inbox yesterday: Hey Adam, I didn’t want to add as another story but […]
UC Since August 2012. Symptoms began right after Invisalign treatment started. Nothing angers me more than hearing a doctor state the following – “We don’t know what causes Colitis, but we know diet has nothing to do with it.”
Now that there is alot of blood in toilet i know what to do. I will take bio currcumin tablets, drink water by the bucketful, use pentasa enemas at night, painkillers, water bottles, drink protein shakes, eat soup and fish with veg, rest alot, have no sugar, think positive thoughts and rub my belly until […]
Ben has recently had a colonoscopy after ten years of ulcerative colitis and it came back totally clear, he attributes his success to changes he has recently made. Big congrats to him for sharing and getting on with his life!
Here is a link to some new research regarding stem cell therapy and Inflammatory Bowel Disease and another recent medical breakthrough that may soon help some UC patients
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.