My GI made 3 interesting comments to me today. Any comments on these from esteemed residents of this forum would be great!
"A flare is not caused by a genetic process. All the gene does is give you the potential to have a flare. The onset of a flare is due to some other external factor".
"Even in remission your immune system still attacks your colon but it is controlled enough by the anti-inflammatory process of the body to be deemed medically to be not active and not in a flare."
"For some unknown reason the immune system burns itself out and a small number of my patients have never seen another episode of UC again. This is one possible "cure" for UC. Find out how the immune system goes into "burn out" and reproduce this. It's very rare though."
800 mg Asacol a day
500 mg Asacol suppository now and then!
Fibre supplement, Iron supplment,Probioitcs
Balanced Diet, Reduced Stress
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