Just About Keeping Sane

Intro: Hi, my name is Emma. I have ulcerative colitis (left-sided) and was diagnosed in December 2014 after a colonoscopy. I initially thought I’d be able to pop a few pills and get back to normal life, but unfortunately that’s not turned out to be the case. But, I am positive about getting healed with the right combination of drugs and diet. I live in… Read More »Just About Keeping Sane

Any Ideas, Do I Just Have to Grin and Bear It?

Introduction: Hi, I am 51 yrs old and was first diagnosed in 2007 with Ulcerative Colitis. I was put on a course of prednisolone and Mezavant 2400 mg and my symptoms just went away. I gradually came off the Mezavant and have been symptom free until this year. In January my symptoms returned and I started back on Mezavant and Prednisolone rectal foam as advised… Read More »Any Ideas, Do I Just Have to Grin and Bear It?

Prescribed Prednisone When NOT in a Flare

My name’s Tom. I’m 23 from Northampton, UK and was diagnosed with left sided UC in May 2011 after experiencing symptoms for a number of years prior. Hobbies include, biking, walking and photography My Symptoms: Currently have no symptoms and am still taking 2400mg of mezavant daily since being diagnosed My Story: After being diagnosed in May 2011 I was prescribed 2400mg of Mezavant daily… Read More »Prescribed Prednisone When NOT in a Flare