Lindsay

The Mysterious Recurrence

An update from our blog: Though John is feeling better than he was a week ago when he first began feeling intense cramping pain in his transverse colon, he is still experiencing GI symptoms. By comparison to where he was before the SCD, it’s nothing really. Just some chronic bloating, a little cramping when having a BM(bowel movement). There have been no stool changes, just… Read More »The Mysterious Recurrence

Interesting Article Possibly Confirming Diet as Ulcerative Colitis Treatment

I came across an article today from the Garvan Institute for Medical Research that talks about the proper balance of gut flora and it’s relationship to the immune system, specifically to autoimmune diseases. I found this article while doing research to refute an argument from someone that the SCD is nutritionally unbalanced because it lacks starches and grains, which are important sources of small-chain fatty… Read More »Interesting Article Possibly Confirming Diet as Ulcerative Colitis Treatment

Documenting Our Experience with The SC Diet

Introduction: I am writing on behalf of my husband, who was recently diagnosed with pan ulcerative colitis. Interestingly, I also struggle with digestive issues, though different from his. I have Irritable Bowel Syndrome and gastroparesis (slow stomach emptying). It’s unlikely they are related, but still, it’s curious. The Story: My husband was recently diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis. We think he’s actually had it for about… Read More »Documenting Our Experience with The SC Diet