Below are some quick links to several different things related to Ulcerative Colitis. Shelly sent this over to me a while back, and I am only now getting the chance to post it up on the website, so I apologize to everyone here for the delay. As some of you might know already, VSL#3 is a very popular probiotic supplement that quite a few people… Read More »Remicade Reimbursement, Humira Protection Plan, and VSL#3 Info For Ulcerative Colitis
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Intro: I posted a few months ago about my remission thanks to Remicade. It’s still working pretty well and I’ve moved my infusions to every 10 weeks! I was diagnosed with UC 7 years ago. Story: Well my Remicade treatments have been moved to every 10 weeks. Once again, I really think it’s due to my boyfriend and family for helping me get to this… Read More »Looking For VSL#3 Success Stories
My son has recently lost 26 pounds and is in the midst of a current ulcerative colitis flare up. His Asacol (12 pills a day) seems to have become ineffective in holding it in remission. He is 29 years old. I am afraid the think about what the next step may be. Has anyone out there had any luck with VSL#3 probiotic? Has anyone has… Read More »Any Luck with VSL#3 Probiotics
So Many people on this website seem to be taking VSL#3 probiotics, so this page is setup exclusively for this probiotic. I know that many people both with and without ulcerative colitis use probiotics to promote better health. Also, it seems that many people who are just occasional users take probiotics like VSL#3 after taking antibiotic medications. If you have used VSL#3 in the past… Read More »VSL#3 Probiotics
I figured if it worked for Crohn’s it would probably work for UC. So I purchased a bottle and when my next flare up came along I took 2x 500mg capsules twice a day. Within 24 hours I was feeling better and 4 days later I was significantly better. My CRP, a blood test measure of inflammation, dropped from around 115 to 15 in a week and was normal (< 3.0) another week later.