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My story

I'd like to share my story in the hope that it may help others.

About 7 years ago I experienced symptoms of UC. Inflammation of my lower colon, lose bowels, pain, low grade fever and weight loss.

Prior to this I was going through years of anxiety and a diet comprised of processed unhealthy food.

After my scope I was prescribed steroid s and other drugs for 6 months.

I chose not to take the drugs and try another route.

I researched all I could and did the following based on the research I found-

I first tried the specific carbohydrate diet. The principle is based on the fact that the gut biome is negatively affected by certain sugars from certain carbs.

I acknowledged the correlation between my brain and gut and went to a psychologist, listened to numerous videos by louise hay, meditated and delved within to find inner peace.

I went gluten and dairy free.
I ate an anti inflammatory diet
I took l glutamine powder twice a day for 6 months.
I took a liquid probiotic made of high strains.
I stopped all medication.
I took a high dose of curcumin and cbd
I ate alot of plant based and green juices.

After about a year I saw a drastic improvement.
Its been many years now and I have not had any symptoms.

I hope that this helps orhers.

All the best

  1. Hi @sheree, thank you for sharing your story. I'm so glad that you have had not had symptoms for many years now. It's important to note that each person's body is different and some may absolutely need to remain on medications. There's certainly no shame in that! Others may be able to control their symptoms differently, as you indicated in your post. I highly encourage everyone to find what works best for them and pursue it - and I also recommend discussing your options with your doctor so that you can be appraised on any risks and benefits of those options.

    Thanks again for sharing! -Eshani (Team Member)

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