You'll only be able to help him as much as he lets you help him, so don't put all the burden on yourself, if he chooses to be private about some aspects of it then let it be, he'll share when and if he's comfortable to share it, and there's nothing wrong with that, everyone deals with this disease differently, afterall it's a pretty humilitating disease and it doesn't help that society in general tags it with a negative spin on it, expecially when you consider the fact that everyone does poop for crying out loud LOL.
bee propolis caps 500mg one cap twice/day
omegas 369 caps one cap twice/day
probiotics 10 billion cfu once/day
vitamins C-calcium ascorbate (easy on the gut) and vitamin A each once/day
Prodiem fibre supplement one cap before bed
I've also altered my diet (no junky stuff at all, processed, fast-foods, refined sugars, ect) and exercise regularly.
I went from 30+ bloody BM's/day with lots of lower back pain to an average of 5/day no bleeding no back pain and completely formed stools, still have severe urgency issues.
~~~~~~~~My bum is broken....there's a big crack down the middle of it! LOL :)~~~~~~~~