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My mom has ulcerative collitis.. Any alternative meds for her? The prescribed ones don't help for long at all

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Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine
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In brief: Yes

Homeopathy is very good for that.
Nutrition/diet, psychological blocks and others need to be evaluated and treated as needed too.

In brief: Yes

Homeopathy is very good for that.
Nutrition/diet, psychological blocks and others need to be evaluated and treated as needed too.
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
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Dr. Jonah Essers
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology

In brief: Probiotics

There are good data on vsl #3.
It is the most thoroughly studied of all the probiotics out there. The best results are in patients with uc who have had their colon removed and have a pouch. It is helpful in preventing pouchitis. Also studies suggest it may be moderately helpful on preventing flares in uc patients with colon intact. Still not useful as a standalone drug though but may help.

In brief: Probiotics

There are good data on vsl #3.
It is the most thoroughly studied of all the probiotics out there. The best results are in patients with uc who have had their colon removed and have a pouch. It is helpful in preventing pouchitis. Also studies suggest it may be moderately helpful on preventing flares in uc patients with colon intact. Still not useful as a standalone drug though but may help.
Dr. Jonah Essers
Dr. Jonah Essers
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