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Has anyone had success with other diets other than SCD for colitis?

I know SCD is supposed to be the cure-all, but I’ve been on it now since April, and had to go back onto prednisone, and am still in a flare now. I have tried my hardest, done the intro diet at least 3 times… this week, even, all I’ve eaten is chicken breast, pureéd butternut squash, pureéd carrot chicken coup, home-made jello made with welches’… Read More »Has anyone had success with other diets other than SCD for colitis?

Adding Brown Rice to SCD?

First, some background: I’ve been on the SCD since the middle of April of this year. I was also on a tapering schedule of prednisone when I started. Once I tapered off the prednisone I started having symptoms again (e.g. blood in stool, pain in lower left abdomen etc.) I believe that 1.) the prednisone, while reducing the inflammation, did not allow me to correctly… Read More »Adding Brown Rice to SCD?

5 Years with Colitis, No to Prednisone, Hello to SCD

I was Diagnosed with UC 5 years ago. I work at sea on old wooden boats and was a week away from land when the symptoms that we all are familiar with started. Sailing is very physically demanding and as the week went on, I couldn’t eat, had severe stomach ache and was passing basically nothing but blood. When we got to land and i… Read More »5 Years with Colitis, No to Prednisone, Hello to SCD