A mother’s perspective and questions as her 21 year old son in college is battling UC. Doctor’s have prescribed lialda and 6-MP but the family has deep concerns with regards to side effects and how these medications will potentially effect having children.
What this taught me, and ultimately what my experiences taught me, is that we need to be critical of every choice a doctor makes because our bodies reflect that choice, good or bad. Do research, use your common sense, THINK about what your GI is recommending and don’t be shy to voice your concerns.
It’s hard to see a show or play softball if, at any moment, all of a sudden I need to go to the bathroom, like within 30 seconds or I’ll have an accident. Also the fact that I can’t fart without feeling like I’m going to crap my pants. Ugh.
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Sauerkraut that has not been heated contains probiotics which I think are great for ulcerative colitis. The only thing is, you have to make sure you find sauerkraut which hasn’t already destroyed the probiotics, its out there, just need to find it in its raw form before pasturization.
Now that I’m fully back to feeling like myself, I guess it’s time to start dating again. Honestly, I’m nervous. I haven’t dated in years. I swear there should be a dating site for UCer’s haha. Less explaining required!
My husband is constantly on the internet with all these ideas that other people had luck with. Like having a juicer. No carbs and some herbs from India. He’s driving me crazy.