Just recently the United States Food and Drug Administration has approved the medicine STELARA for certain patients with Ulcerative Colitis.
I started site shortly after being diagnosed in October of 2008 with severe pancolitis (when my whole colon was inflamed). For me, it was a very rough start with severe symptoms. Getting bounced from medication to medication was not easy or too helpful. But, I did meet another UC'er, changes several parts of my diet, and of course the rest is history. Leave a comment, ask a question, take advantage of our past experiences here, use the search boxes, they are your friends to0:) I've written 2 different ulcerative colitis ebooks, you can check them out here. And, the Free eNewsletter, which has important updates can be joined here.
I recently sent an email asking for any tips for managing Ulcerative Colitis (to everyone on the Newsletter Group), and I received several comments. Two of them I want to share with you as they haven’t been highlighted before on the site, so a big thanks to both David and Rod for sharing the ideas with me! Below are the messages I received, first the… Read More »Melatonin and Fasting (2 New Ulcerative Colitis Management Ideas)
A very big thank you to Dr. Andrés Cárdenas for taking the time to talk over skype about his experience as a practicing physician with both IBD patients, many who deal with ulcerative colitis, and primary schlerosing cholangitis patients. And as we learned in the interview recording, there are many people who have both of these IBD + PSC at the same time. Although there… Read More »Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis and Inflammatory Bowel Disease GI Interview
I think people with digestive trouble should highly consider trying water kefir as some potential help. And…there is no dairy/milk involved at all. (if you have used Water Kefir (tibicos) before, please add a review at the bottom so others can see how it worked for you!) So when I was in Australia in April visiting a close friend from my childhood, actually he was… Read More »Water Kefir – A Great Digestive Issue Option
I have had good results since starting the Xelijanz about 2 ½ months ago!!
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