We've had many threads about
anxiety, and how to deal with it. It can become an obsession, unfortunately. Keep supplies in your car, is what most suggest, just in case you have an accident. Somehow knowing you have that ready can ease your mind and body. And pre-emptive bathroom visits are always a good idea!! Why not?
I only discuss it with my husband, not anyone else. Friends don't even know. But that's just me, it's a personal decision.
You'll learn a lot here about
how to manage!
49 year old female attorney, diagnosed UC/pancolitis 1985, no surgery but much suffering.
Asacol/5ASA 6x400 mg maintenance for 20+ years; use prednisone & Rowasa for flares.
August 2008 sought care of naturopathic doctor. Food sensitivity test showed wheat/gluten, other intolerances; started diet without gluten, soy, dairy, tomato etc. Replete$$ probiotic powder, then Forte, now a stronger one (50 billion). Doing much better, but still having some bad days.