I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis about a year and a half ago I lost 30lbs after being initially misdiagnosed with a viral/bacterial stomach infection. Eventually went to the ER where I got my diagnosis via sigmoidoscopy. I was given prednisone (responded well) and then given Lialda…I was flare free for a year but constantly […]
Fecal Microbiota Transplants are a newer form of therapy that more and more ulcerative colitis patients are beginning to use.
Cathy’s hope in writing this is to ease the suffering of those who join me in struggling to be free of Ulcerative Colitis or a related IBD condition. After a long and at times painful journey I am now free from that diagnosis. I have found ways to finally heal my colon.
Dear UC’ers and Fellow Followers of the iHaveUC Site, I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis 2,992 days ago. Back then, there was very little talk of fecal microbiota transplants, sometimes referred to now as FMT. Much has changed, FMT is growing, it has been growing, and every once in a while, it makes it […]
Hey all you UCer’s, You will not believe this but after 10 years of suffering with Ulcerative Colitis and chron’s I have cured myself! I know! I can hardly believe it myself! I wasn’t at all sure that it would work but I kept a journal of my experiences and now I have published a […]
Hey UC’ers, A new study was recently published that detailed some pretty fascinating results regarding fecal transplant therapy for people with UC. It was conducted in China at one of their Gastro Disease centers and I want to share some of their results with you in this post and of course you can read the […]
Here’s a brief update of a select few stories/research documents that have been published recently. As you’ll see below, the topics vary quite a bit, but are all centered around Inflammatory Bowel Disease and specifically Ulcerative Colitis which is what we/I are/am most interested in right? :)
First patient in India to receive fecal transplants or FMT with his doctor and having great results so far. Read up more on Manas’s story to learn the details of his previous and current life with ulcerative colitis.
Hey UC’ers, Super big thanks to one of the site’s user’s down in Australia. I just received this email, and I am really hoping he follows up with how things turn out. How about you??? Here’s the message that dropped in my inbox yesterday: Hey Adam, I didn’t want to add as another story but […]
After using steroids, diet, azathioprine and some other UC related medications Yasmin has moved on to try fecal microbiota transplants or FMT to try and get her ulcerative colitis into a long lasting remission period.
If you are unsure of how diet may/may not play a role in UC, or if you want to simply learn more about some current research that is taking place, I’d highly recommend you watch the two videos that are on the links
I’m from Omaha, NE. I’m dating a wonderful guy, who happens to have UC. We’re both in our early 20’s and active, and I dream of a long happy life together. I scour the web for info that might help him. This site has been a great resource in helping me understand UC, what he’s […]
And update of Tarunn’s experience with several new treatments for his UC and the positive results he has felt.
Introduction: 36 years old and recently married (May 2012) to a beautiful girl. Ironman triathlete (not at the moment) and airline pilot from Australia. Diagnosed Ulcerative Colitis at age 19 (1997) with a 2 year flare. Controlled then with 5ASA Sulfasalazine. Symptom and drug free for 15 years (had appendicectomy) and then had a nasty […]