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.