Intro: Hi, I’m Janet- 62 years of age, diagnosed with 99% large colon UC about 3 years ago. After one year of incredible pain & suffering, someone finally did a scope and voila. After being tortured with all the usual black arts, eventually I talked my specialist into trying Remicade. Symptoms managed with IV Remicade […]
A father of a 12 year old boy is looking for answers and help with finding ways to treat his son’s colitis. Doctors are talking about 6-MP and Biologics, but if there is an easy way to get results through probiotics or diet changes, that’s an option too.
Meet Jake, he’s a 27 year old, full of life guy, just getting things really moving in the professional world, and all about the outdoors. One of his biggest challenges at the moment is that UC is trying to slow his life down. But it sure doesn’t seem like he’s going to let that happen.
I’ve had ulcerative colitis for 25 years, and “even though my symptoms are general pretty mild now, I would love to be symptom free. I am starting the Specific Carbohydrate Diet to see if it helps.
A new study regarding the effects that SEASONALITY has on ulcerative colitis symptoms and the onset of flare ups.
Frank was recently diagnosed and is starting the process of figuring out what triggers his symptoms to pop back up. He’s doing a pretty good job and his goal is not be taking Lialda as a long term treatment.
She had an awful hospital stay after her diagnosis, and the last time we heard from her she was entering a flare up. But oh have things changed for the better. She’s getting on with life on her terms and back in control of her health and her colitis.
I am currently in the best place I have been in since being diagnosed with UC in February 2013. My frequency over the last month has been 3-4 times a day. My BM’s have been solid and the bathroom process is under control as opposed to resembling an Olympic sprint.
Cynthia is scheduled for a colonoscopy on Feb. 3rd. She’s not looking forward to the gallon you have to drink to prepare…(who the heck is) AND, she most definitely doesn’t want prednisone due to the side effects it sometimes unleashes.
Tara was recently diagnosed in November, and strange thing for her is she often wishes she could go to the bathroom more…yeah, sometimes she’s feeling constipated which is unusual for a UC’er.