Introduction: My husband, age 43, was recently diagnosed with UC, in July of 2013. We live in Florida and have a 10 year old son. I tend to eat a fairly healthy diet and exercise regularly, however, my husband is and has always been inclined toward eating “junk,” and has a great fondness for food, especially Italian. As you can all relate to, he is… Read More »New Diagnonis; Typical Symptoms and SCD Diet
Friends & Family
Family members who are living with someone who has ulcerative colitis
Introduction: I am an 18 year old girl living in Toronto, Canada. I personally do not suffer from ulcerative colitis, however; a very special and close friend of mine does and I constantly surf this website searching for support and answers, which I find very helpful. He has been diagnosed with colitis for a year and a half, starting from Jan. 2012. Some more about… Read More »A Very Concerned Friend: Am I Worrying Too Much?
Introduction: Hi I am the wife of a 59 year old recently diagnosed UC sufferer. This person had no symptoms prior to having BP medications changed to a Generic Drug. However, he had developed an itcy shin rash under the skin on his face and GP was trying to cure with antibiotics, for approx 2 months. He had also used Difene anti-inflammatory meds six months… Read More »Blood Pressure Medications and UC
I’m a wife of an ulcerative colitis patient and along with all of the symptoms, its often hard to explain to others how this disease has changed us both mentally and physically.