Calling in the SCD

Hey Hey Hey! What is going on all my UC friends? How is everybody doing? Well it has been about 2 months since my last update for you guys. Forgive my absence but I have been living without internet or cell service for the past month and a half. It’s actually been kind of nice, […]

Can Stressful Life Events Cause Colitis Flares?

If you’re Hiroshi, Masaki, Yoshitaka, and a bunch of others from Japan who completed some research that was published in February of 2013…I’m pretty sure that you’re answer is going to be a big fat, “YES! Life events can indeed cause/induce colitis flares”. So once again, I was spending time reading through PubMed and another […]

Colitis Smokers Unite

Introduction: Howdy, Diagnosed with ulcerative proctitus 2011 after quitting smoking. Did not put smoking and UC together until now even though I restarted smoking and had been symptom free until I quit again. Had a flare used a few left over cortenemas and symptoms stopped, of course during the stress of the flare started smoking […]

New Diagnonis; Typical Symptoms and SCD Diet

Introduction: My husband, age 43, was recently diagnosed with UC, in July of 2013. We live in Florida and have a 10 year old son. I tend to eat a fairly healthy diet and exercise regularly, however, my husband is and has always been inclined toward eating “junk,” and has a great fondness for food, […]

Urgent Question Regarding the SCD Intro Diet – My Diarrhea Is Not Subsiding!

Introduction: I am 20 years old and a college student in the United States. My family has always eaten very healthy foods, increasing in “healthiness” over time actually. Since my boyfriend lives with me and was recently diagnosed as diabetic about a year ago, I stopped eating high glycemic foods (potatoes, sugar of any kind, […]