Fecal Microbiota Transplant Questions and Answers

Question 1:  What are the main requirements to be a good Fecal Transplant Donor? Health: I suggest the Fecal Microbiota Transplantation Workgroup criteria as the baseline for determining a good donor. That means no infectious disease, autoimmune disease, gastrointestinal disease, atopic disease, blood sugar dysregulation, mood disorders, or chronic pain, and lab tests showing the […]

Ulcerative Colitis Survival

Meet Liz Kooymans: I was recently diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in July 2012. I’ve been on the Specific Carbohydrate Diet and symptom free for about 4 months now. To keep my perspective, I write articles to help others with colitis at www.colitissurvival.com, a resource for those with ulcerative colitis and other IBDs. More About Liz: […]

I’m Tired of Dealing with this Illness – Help

Introduction: I’m 30 years old had has uc for ten years now and I’m tired of dealing with this illness. I do however love to read,write, and play sports. Symptoms I’m Dealing With: Nausea, tiredness, lack of appetite, and constant back and abdominal pain and constant constipation. Along with major bloatness. My Story: I have […]

My Story…SO QUICK!

Meet Mason: I am a 22 year old male from Saginaw, MI. I have UC, and am rockin’ a bag! I am new to UC. I have had UC for 2 months ish, and already had my colon removed. A Little more about me: I’m from Saginaw, MI. But I have lived in Orlando, FL […]

I have UC, Now What?…

Hey Everyone! My name is Nikki and I’m 27 years old. It was this time last year that I got diagnosed with ulcerative colitis (UC) October 11, 2011 to be exact. I was suffering for a few days before I went to the hospital to get checked out, I don’t have any health care right […]