Right now I have been battling a flare for almost 5 months which was caused by my trying to stop taking Imuran and stay in remission naturally. I am back on the Imuran and trying to control things with that and my diet, but it’s been frustratingly slow.
I’m from New Jersey. I lived a pretty normal life before I got UC. I went to community college where I studied nursing. I watched a lot of TV. I hung out with friends. I used to eat basically anything that I wanted. I don’t really know what suddenly caused me to flare up because […]
Even though I have a brother with severe UC and have decent knowledge about the disease, it is another thing entirely when it is your child and such a young one at that.
Hi all, I am Laura, from Jacksonville Florida. I am writing in support of my daughter Brenin who is 17 and has been dealing with UC for two years. I am forging the path for her, she can be shy about her condition so we will be doing this together. I hope to learn from […]
Intro: 60 year old woman diagnosed with mild to moderate UC in October 2015. Up until a year before that I was in very good health, very active, a keen distance walker and swimmer. A minor accident causing a hip injury in November 2014 then diagnosed with C6/7 spinal compression mid 2015. Naproxen for the […]
An amazing story about how a very simple thing – Ginger Root – has helped a vetran UC’er get his ulcerative colitis under control and stop the bleeding that we all know about so well. Details of how he does this are listed within the story
Good Morning & Evening if you are doing that:)) In the ongoing effort to keep us all informed about colitis related topics, and since so many have a personal interest in diet (OK, not everyone, but quite a few), below are the Study Titles, as well as their associated links so you can read the […]
There has never been a posting like this on the site, until now… And, I thought it was time to start using some of the super informative talks/discussions/replies that take place everyday on
Dear UC’ers, Family, and Friends, I received a very short email at 9 pm on Sunday night. Please give it a read, and then I have a few questions. Here is the email: I don’t personally have UC. My boyfriend has it. They discovered it about a year ago. I think the hardest struggle has […]
This is an email I received from one of the UC’ers who uses this site, and what a great message to get, have a read: Ann here from England, thought I would give you an update, I purchased the SCD book by Elaine Gottshall, and bought most of the ingredients required to commence myself healing […]
Thank you once again to the 975 members of the newsletter who participated in the survey. This survey’s results I have decided to post a bit different than usual. It actually is much much faster for me to simply create PDF files of the data which you can easily view via the link below. (Please […]
I was diagnosed in December of 2011 at the age of 33. I’ be been living with UC for 4 years, but I suspect I had it throughout my 20s and 30s and never had a diagnoses to confirm it. My most recent scope was a sigmoidoscopy in December 2015 due to a recent flare. […]
Dean, 22, finally in remission since February and after c diff which lasted 3 months. Back at work now a while full of energy things are great! Love to keep busy! Enjoy football and swimming Symptoms: Nausea activity in pack passage and upper GI tract C Diff Gone Hi guys haven’t been on this in […]