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I have been diagnosed w ulcerative colitis, and am having a bad flare up which medication doesn't seem to be helping. Any natural remedies or tips?

Ulcerative Colitis. I understand your distress due to flare ups of ulcerative Colitis. Feel Blessings of 3 Million Air Sacs in your lungs due to which you have Breath of Life every 4 seconds and have been functioning for 22 years. Believe in Healing power of your Body. Some natural remedies are-Turmeric, Aloe Vera, Fish oil and Probiotics Limit dairy products Eat low-fat foods, small meals Drink plenty of liquids. Read more...

What are some natural remedies for slight mild ulcerative colitis flareups limited to rectum. I'm on asacol (mesalamine) hd 800 2t po tid?

Probiotics. First, are you sure you have uc? You may have underlying food allergies triggering this as well. Use the a4m.Com "doc locator" function to find a local functional medicine physician to do further GI testing to evaluate. In the interim i suggest higher dose probiotics like "probiotic 225" from orthomolecular 1 pack daily for flares and florajen 1 daily for regular support and to prevent flares. Read more...

My dad has had ulcerative colitis for past 10 yrs and is on semi solid diet, uses medicine and enemea regularly. Is there a permanent cure for it?

Yes. Removing the colon will cure ulcerative colitis- 100 per cent of the time, and when things get that bad, sometimes it is the best thing to do. See a colo-rectal surgeon for more information. Read more...
Yes by surgery. Ulcerative colitis confines to colon, long standing caseses high incidence of colon cancer besides other complications. Total colectomy or sbutotal leaving small rectal stump for anastomosis ( which also need to be obseved for cancer ) is the anawer . Age , general condtion associated. Diseases to be considered. Read more...
Yes. Most cases of ulcerative colitis can be managed medically. When appropriate medical management fails, or when there are complications of the disease (or the medical treatment), laparoscopic surgical removal of the colon and the rectum with preservation of the anus and creation of a new rectum (ileal pouch-anal anastomosis) is curative and the current gold standard of surgical treatment. Read more...
Surgery. The only permanent cure for ulcerative colitis is to surgically remove the entire large intestine. Read more...

What is the best medicine for ulcerative colitis disease so far?

Messlamines. This is still the most commonly prescribed and safest long-term medication to be used to treat uc. Important to be compliant and remain on them. There are several brands - ask your doctor to see which one is best for you. Read more...

Please explain what are some symptoms & cure for ulcerative colitis?

UC. Diarrhea, rectal bleeding, rectal pain and abdominal pain, often described as cramping. Sometimes even constipation or anemia. The treatment is with medications and sometimes surgery meet with your GI and or surgeon to disucss options for your specific situation. Read more...
Paleo diet. The best way to heal colitis is by completely stopping high carb foods (grains, lentils, potatoes based items). Avoid nightshades (peppers, tomatoes, eggs), milk protein since they cause inflammation Healthy foods: fish, meats, vegetables, avocados, some saturated fat (butter, coconut oil), olive oil are very effective. Take vitD3 10k IU/day, Probonix. You should feel a difference in 1-4 months. Read more...

Which supplement cures ulcerative colitis the fastest?

No supplement. Ulcerative colitis is part of the inflammatory bowel disease. No cure presently. This is an autoimmune disorder. A flare up manifests with inflammation of the colon. It is important to minimize the flare ups by being compliant with medications. The nih has active research in autoimmune disorders. Supplements are not evaluated so any claim for a cure is not based on a proven research method. Read more...

Expecting answers from india. Can anyone of you tell me if triphala cures ulcerative colitis?

Cure no may help. Ayurvedic remedy means three fruits, amala, harada, bihara is a natural laxative, found to be useful several conditions. Some studies in india showed to reduce tumor growth, cell proliferation, and as a antoxident. For uc one must be under physician supervised tradtional treatment watch for complications , triphala is to be used as diet supplement not a primary curative agent. Read more...