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 like I’m being over dramatic about it; when really I’m in a lot of pain.
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 during treatment. This post contains links to several published studies by scientists who have outlined much of the missing information our GI doctors have not disclosed yet.
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 the SCD diet.