Questions and Answers about Colitis and weight gain, hair loss, normal life, remicade infusions, getting mild UC, and when to eat meals, plus over 150 pictures of UC’ers.
Pictures of people all over the world living with ulcerative colitis and as a follow up to the August Q&A survey, submitted advice from other UC’ers on topics relating to the survey questions
I just want to understand better what is happening and find a way to feel better. Any kind of advice or words of wisdom will help. I know no one else who has this, so I feel really alone. My mom is trying her best to understand what I’m going through but sometimes she feels […]
Intro: My name is Dani I am 28 and live in Iowa with my cat Shaddow. Along with my UC I also have Asperger’s which is a high functioning form of autism. Some more about me: Like I said above I am 28 and live in the great state of Iowa. My cat Shaddow definitely […]
meet Sheila: Married with three daughters. I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in 2004 and have struggled with on and off flares before and after. I am currently talking Lialdo 4 tablets once a day. I was on Asacol for years before. I also take psyllim everyday. Most of the time this combination works, but […]
Anti-TNF medications (humira, remicade, cimzia, Simponi for example) are the fastest growing treatment options (and most profitable for drug companies for treating our disease). You as a UC patient should for sure be familiar with what to expect in terms of potential outcomes and side effects on a range of things before getting started, or […]
We took a look at exactly what Kyle has been eating, big thanks to him for sending in a detailed food journal, and upon reviewing everything, it looks like there are some changes that he could make to help tackle what is causing the cramping that is persisting and stopping him from feeling 100% on […]
Tori has been diagnosed with ulcerative colitis since 2010 and along the way she had two separate relapses of symptoms, but she is going on 3 years of remission and feeling great and wants to share her story with you.
Diagnosed in December 2013, after 6 months of bleeding. Other than being tired all the time and bleeding, I really didn’t have other symptoms. Feeling so much better today because of what I’ve read on your website.
I am loving the fact that I am so close with getting back to a normal feeling again, but I would love to be able to kick these abdomen cramps as there really hinder me on a day to day and can wear on a guy dealing with it day after day.
Quick Video of an important part of my diet. Actually it’s about 33% of my diet any day of the week, so that’s pretty impressive. After 4 plus years on smoothies to help control colitis and then a year and half off them, I’m back on the smoothie train and loving it.
The doctor tells me stress can make the UC act up more. What I would really like to know is how am I not suppose to be stressed? I work and go to college and I pay my bills like I’m suppose to but it’s hard sometimes. Any tips on dealing with the stress and […]
Gastro says it’s NOT UC…symptoms are: Feeling generally unwell/nauseous, bad gas (really foul-smelling), some bloating with stomach cramps, usually diarrhea, followed by small amounts of occasional constipation. Diarrhea sometimes accompanied by urgency. 99% of the time with red blood. Sometimes with mucous.