What I didn’t know was that the longer you let the symptoms go, the further up your colon the disease travels. On a side note, my GI is convinced that the imuran put me in remission, but my Oregon physician and I both KNOW it was the low-dose naltrexone.
UC Stories about using Azathioprine/Imuran
Yesterday and today the flare up has started and it in full swing now at 6 to 8 runs to the bathroom (glad I took up running now) and increasing, I have the beautiful mouth ulcers that accompany this wonderful UC and my throat infection has started, taking antibiotics for this but still not hitting the mark.
Besides talking to close friends or family, what has worked for you to mentally relieve yourself ? What have you tried to get used to the new “version” of yourself, accepting this disease and be yourself again?
Meet Doug: Diagnosed 1989, Located here in upstate NY, 47 years old. When it started I hunted, fished, snowmobiled, played a lot of paintball and my job was heavy construction. Things have changed but not because of the UC. Married in 94, kids in 95 and 96. New office job 2000. Kept so busy with kids and life, UC just an annoying (really annoying) distraction… Read More »23 Years Of Great Life After UC
Meet Cameron: I am a 23-year old male who is passionate about education, wellness, and culture. I am a certified teacher and am currently looking for full-time work. My Symptoms: None. My Story: I am sharing my story on one of the best days of my life thus far; I just returned from a routine colonoscopy, and for the first time since I was diagnosed… Read More »6 Years Later And Finally Inflammation-Free