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I was diagnosed with colitis just before my 25th birthday ( 4 years ago)
I had the usual symptoms: Blood & Mucus in stool, dirrhea, cramping, urgency.
+ i developed severe cystic acne
I was prescribed asacol 2x per day.
I started to do research and tried to find the cure. Is been a long way since but i stopped my meds 2.5 years ago- no blood/ flare since.
I started juicing a lot- carrot + cabbage juice ( freshly pressed) is great- i was drinking this every day at 1x sometimes 2x per day.
Add some ginger root + tumeric root.
Skip cabbage if you cant handle it for now.
Test drinking only celery juice + other green juices
I stopped dairy, gluten, sugar ( only fruits now), bred, coffee, alkohol etc - this + juicing and eating anti - inflammatory diet. + lots of berries( strawberries, blueberries) Bananas are great- soothing in smoothies
But you need to try what fruits, berries, veggies work for you.
For the past 2 years i was eating veggies with lean protein (chicken + salmon)
Now for 9 months i have been reating raw vegan- to cure my acne as i dont have colitis symptoms ( some urgency and fatigue sometimes but otherwise ok)
But i have acne and i cannot take accutane so i need to cure it naturally-
Ive done juice fast- really good for colitis to give digestive system a rest!
Check documentary " Fat sick and nearly dead"
Check out FullyRawKristina, Montreal Healthy Girl ( Youtube), Dr Robert Morse on youtube.
+ research and test- there is NO one cure but i belive that eating anti-inflammatory diet is a must if you want to heal.
Smoothies are great with fresh berries and fruit you can tolerate, cooked, steamed or raw veggies, fasting on juice, ( carrot juice is very healing + cabbage juice cures ulcers)
If you need more info write to me in Instagram @Rawfoodel- im happy to share what i know and glad if i could help someone- thats why i write here <3
I belive its possible to cure colitis without medication- it takes time, consistency and determination.
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This is my story and thousands have been cured on this lifestyle. This is sth that everuone can take or leave. I just want to share my knowledge and help others. If you choose to believe traditional medicine and choose to pop pills till the rest of your life its ok. I just share info. Everyone can do their own research. I was just always inspired of such success stories and found difficult to find info
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Unfortunately these are chronic diseaes that can go into spontaneous remission. That fact makes it difficult to meke claims about therapeutics without propperly controlled trials. The CCFA is doing a conttrolled mediteranian diet looking at inflammatory markers that may give some insights into the diet-inflammation-disease axis. For the general masses, I would not recommend abandonment of traditional medicine for complimentary medicine.
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