Naturopathy for treating COLITIS

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nikhilliya
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   Posted Yesterday 12:20 AM (GMT -6)   
 I am suffering from UC for past 2 yrs. I took homeopathy for 1 yr. but no positive effect.
 now i am taking naturopathy treatment for past 1.5 months. i am feeling 70% relief in this disease.
 
Diet - Lemon juice in water , butter milk & curd (from cow's milk) & bottle gourd (steamed without any spices)
Buttermilk & curd are the only medicine for treating ulcer. only these shud be taken till mucus disappears. 

quincy
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   Posted Yesterday 1:18 AM (GMT -6)   
sounds like a very boring lifestyle diet....food doesn't heal UC.

What medications are you on and where in the colon is your UC?

q
*Heather*Status: mini flare Dec 28... tapered to every 4th night
~diagnosed January 1989 UC (proctosigmoiditis)
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~vitamins/minerals/supplements 
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~multi-digestive enzymes as needed ....zymactive 3 - 5x daily
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~URSO for PSC (or PBC) 500mg X 2 daily (LFTs back to NORMAL!!)
My doc's logic.. "TREAT (FROM)BOTH ENDS"  worth it !!!


Red_34
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   Posted Yesterday 4:54 AM (GMT -6)   
I'm glad this is working for you. I feel that if you find something that works for you then it's all good but not necessary good for everyone. Uc is so very individualistic. Do you eat anything else to get the vitamins and minerals that your body needs? Or take supplements?

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damo123
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   Posted Yesterday 6:20 AM (GMT -6)   
Just to give a more balanced reply to your argument: Getting the right food for myself was the single bigggest factor in healing my last UC flare - second only to controlling stress.

Its good to see that you are exploring other therapies other than medicine.

D
Asacol and Iron as Needed. <I've fallen back into unhealthy ways and really enjoying it, burb!>
 
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Eva Lou
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   Posted Yesterday 6:39 AM (GMT -6)   
so that's ALL you eat? I'm confused.... doesn't that equal out to about 600 calories a day?

diagnosed with UC '02
meds-
Asacol- 8 tabs/day
Remicade infusions
Imuran- 100mgs/day
Culturelle
 
 
 
 


NuffinButtTrouble
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   Posted Yesterday 8:44 AM (GMT -6)   
Wow that's great!!!

70% relief is huge for anyone, I am happy for you. However, I respectfully disagree with your statement:

"Buttermilk & curd are the only medicine for treating ulcer..."

I got rid of my ulcers without using Buttermilk & curd and this was verified through a colonoscopy. But it's great to hear good news regarding this DD, especially on a Monday.
yeah
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Meds: Remicade, Primal Defense Ultra, Multi-vitamins (also iron, B12, Magnesium and Zinc), Flaxseed/Natures Bounty Fish Oil
Swanson Ultra Caprylic Acid (natural anti-fungal) 600mg x2 daily
Carrot & Garlic supplements (natural anti-fungal) x2 daily
Currently taking herbal meds in the search to regain full health.


kim123
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   Posted Yesterday 4:21 PM (GMT -6)   
For me, specific foods didn't "heal" my UC, but avoiding certain foods did. I suppose if I wanted to stay on all my drugs I could have continued to eat what I wanted to, with UC symptoms popping up now and then, but I didn't want to be on drugs the rest of my life. I'm a much happier camper now. Whatever works, go for it............

happyliving
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   Posted Yesterday 6:19 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi nikhilliya,

Good to see somebody is trying out of these General Medicines.
What was the Homeopathy medicine that you tried..Could you please be specific..?
Even i tried , but no positive results from that..........but i tried only for 5 months..It is like a dosage of small pills taken by mouth twice a day...
Where did u come to know about Naturopathy? Can u please give me details..
As you know about this disease as a sufferer , your replies will give positive energy/hope and helps a lot..

Waiting for your replies..
Thanks,

nikhilliya
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   Posted 4/23/2008 12:12 AM (GMT -6)   
hi happy living ,
Since i live in india I know about naturopathy, Ayurveda & lot of that stuff. I was taking homeopathy medicine from doctor so i dont know the composition of medicine.
Now gradually i have started taking Rice (very well cooked) , very ripened Banana, Jaggery & Tamarind chatni. Also i am taking Bottle gourd, Zucchini, pointed gourd vegetables ( strictly boiled).
Also , papaya , grapes, apple,water melon.
Buttermilk & yougurt itself work as a medicine for UC. Also, put lemon juice in hot milk & then filter the water from cheese (or paneer).Drink this water only (more effective than buttermilk). You should stay away from milk , oily & spicy food and also fibre containing food in initial stage.
There are also external physical tretment to be done here.
halo quincy , for treating disease there is no question of boring or exiciting food. u have no other choice.
Acoording to naturopathy all medicine are poison for the body. Natural food is the medicine for permanent cure.

Halo eva lou, I am taking complete rest so no question of calories !!!
Happy living where do u live? give me your email id.

Thanks

happyliving
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   Posted 4/23/2008 6:20 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi nikhilliya,


What are the initial medications that you tried for this UC?
Did they ever worked for you.
Please send me a mail to happyliving15@yahoo.com

Thanks

happyliving
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   Posted 4/28/2008 8:50 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Nikiliya,

Respond to my email with all your details if you see this message.

Thanks
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