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My Ulcerative Colitis Jou...

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Joined May 2020

My name is Melissa, I turn 32 in June and I live in Northwest Florida with my little family. I was diagnosed with Ulcera... read more

Invisible Illnesses do no...

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Joined May 2020

I have been battling Ulcerative colitis since I was just 18 years old. I was always active in high school. I played all ... read more

Fight every single day

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Joined May 2020

    At 17 you are suppose to be enjoying your senior year of high school with friends. You are suppose to be... read more

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Resurge
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Joined May 28, 2020

The Resurge weight loss supplement is for both men and women of age above 40. Because after 40, the rate of secretion of the human growth hormone decr....

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Resurge review supplement...
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Joined Apr 22, 2020

According to this study, everyone has a weight gain switch on their body that can be turned off simply by sleeping more soundly. In other words, you c....

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Help with anxiety/depress...
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Joined May 29, 2020

Hello! When you're having a full blown panic attack or anxiety attack, the symptoms — chest pain, flushing skin, racing heart, and difficult....

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Expert Q&A

Disease Education

Q. I am concerned about the Coronavirus. I have Crohn’s and I’m on a biologic. Are there any particular concerns or precautions IBD patients should take?

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Treatment

Q. I have Crohns disease and require monthly B12 injections as I cannot absorb it through my small intestine. I'm not able to get my B12 shots during the current Covid 19 crisis because my physician’s office is only seeing very ill patients. My physician ordered a prescription B12 nasal spray, but it's not covered by my health insurance and cost is $6,000 per month. What is my best OTC, non-pill-form option for me during this time? My last B12 injection was in early February.

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Treatment

Q. My adult niece has UC and was on prednisone for 4.5 months. Once tapered down she seemed to experience a psychotic episode. While doctors were able to mitigate the episode, they took her off of Adderall which she desperately needs to manage her day. Is it common for prednisone to lead to psychotic events (and how long they last?). What can one take in place of Adderall that won’t feed the psychosis?

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