Bio: Efim. Living in NY, 40 years old. Living with UC for 13 years. Leading a very stressful life. Currently on Prednisone 15 mg, started the SCD recently. My Symptoms: ongoing stomach pain, weakness, fatigue, diarrhea, and hemorrhoids. My UC Story: I have been diagnosed with UC 13 years ago. The leading cause of my disease is probably stress. I am a very stressful person… Read More »Humira and SCD for Colitis?
Humira is another immune suppressing drug which is also VERY strong. It is one of the TNF biologic drugs. This is a new drug for Ulcerative Colitis patients, and is used more commonly with arthritis patients. Its taken via a subcutaneous injection, basically a small needle that goes just under the skin.
Introduction to Troy: Hi I’m from Kokomo Indiana I’m married with 3 kids I’m 26 and was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in 2008 as one of the youngest cases ever documented in indiana I run a weed control and fertilizer specialist business. My Symptoms: After 4 years of remission I’m currently experiencing a mild flare which is uncommon for me now but used to I… Read More »Humira May Just Be Gods Gift to UC Patients
Intro: My name is Maggie. I’m 61 yrs. old, live in Oregon, near Portland with my boyfriend of 9 1/2 years I work as a part-time housekeeper and also collect disability. We lead a quiet life with our 3 cats. I knit a lot and am a vendor. My Colitis Experience: I was diagnosed with UC about 8 years ago because of a bad flare… Read More »Does Taking Supplements Help Your Ulcerative Colitis?
Introduction: Hello. My name is Dan K. and I am 54. I was diagnosed with UC after I had the standard colonoscopy when I turned 50. I am currently struggling to make a decision on a next treatment drug. My Remicade / Humira Dilema: Since being diagnosed, I have tried several drug treatments. I have found that I am allergic to most of the standard… Read More »Alternatives to Humira / Remicade Colitis Treatment
I’ve had a debilitating intestinal condition enough to get me hospitalized for 15 years. The diagnosis has varied from Ulcerative Colitis to Crohns to IBS to Colitis. The symptoms started after coming back from Bolivia as an exchange student in 1974. The very fact that the diagnosis varied from doctor to doctor and even within a single office has made the process of dealing with… Read More »Help For the Rash and Itch from HUMIRA