I can count on one hand where I've been in remission and those remissions never lasted longer then 8 months. So I've pretty much flared heavily for at least 12 years - mainly because I was naive and thought it was normal to be like that when having Uc. It wasn't until I found HW that I realized that NO it wasn't normal. So when I became more proactive in my care, the flares became less severe but they were still there. I can honestly say now *knock on wood* that I think I am in remission and a fairly good one. Though I still have D 1-5 times a day, nothing else is bothering me. I think for me personally that this is the best I can get and I will take it. Now if I had the other symptoms such as pain or bleeding then no, I wouldn't be happy with that.
Moderator for Allergies/Asthma and Co-moderator for UC
~Left sided Uc-'92-Colazal(9 daily),6mp(50-100mgs),Bentyl, Prilosec,Biotin,Forvia,Pro-Bio**Unable to tolerate Asacol, Rowasa or Canasa**~Year-round allergies-Singulair, Zyrtec~Secondary Reynauds Syndrome-'04-Norvasc~Sacroiliitis-epidural injections~bulging and herniated discs C5/C6 & C6/C7~3 epidural injections-worked great!, OA in my fingers -Celebrex and Tylonel Arthritis
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