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Prednisone is another drug that is a steroid which is quite powerful. Many many ulcerative colitis patients are given this medication to help the inflammation of the colon. Its been around for a long time unlike some other new drugs.

In High School and in Pain

Introduction: I am in high school. I wrestle as well as do other sports and activities in and out of school. My life has slowed down tremendously since my diagnosis. Current UC Symptoms: cramping joint pain multiple bowel movements mouth sores (temporary) My Story: Ulcerative colitis is the first major thing that has happened to me in my life.  I mean I’m still in high… Read More »In High School and in Pain

Tena’s Story – 17 Years of Ulcerative Colitis

Introduction: I have been struggling with ulcerative colitis for 17 years now. I have been on many medications including prednisone for five years straight which took a great toll on my body. I just recently graduated nursing school and have two beautiful daughters. I was very young when I was finally diagnosed, literally on my death bed. I was misdiagnosed for over a year and… Read More »Tena’s Story – 17 Years of Ulcerative Colitis

Is Prednisone the Miracle Drug?

Introduction: I am a 21 year old male here in the States, finishing up my last semester here at college. now THIS. 4 weeks later: am I finally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel? My Colitis Experience (With Prednisone) I have been healthy my entire life. But that all changed 4 weeks ago: Diarrhea. Week 1.  At first I thought “Okay, probably… Read More »Is Prednisone the Miracle Drug?

Steroids, Calcium and Vitamin D

Intro: This is my 5th year of living with UC. In the last 3-4 years, I read & tried numerous different remedies that worked for others. I experienced a couple of remissions with each new one lasting longer than the previous one. Will the next one be long term? Prednisone or Prednisolone Steroids and Calcium Just a disclaimer: This is just my opinion, I’m not… Read More »Steroids, Calcium and Vitamin D