Buttermilk for Colitis

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Date Joined Apr 2006
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   Posted 3/20/2009 7:30 PM (GMT -6)   
Has anyone tried Buttermilk for their disease?

Could it be effective orally or as an enema?


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Date Joined Mar 2008
Total Posts : 2855
   Posted 3/21/2009 10:06 AM (GMT -6)   
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; eliminated all wheat/gluten from my diet. Probiotics (Ultimate Flora, 50 billion), trying Curamin. 
Flaring, seasonal? or supplements too harsh? Back on prednisone, down to 10 mg. Waiting for insurance decison on Humira... 

James l
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Date Joined Jul 2008
Total Posts : 95
   Posted 3/21/2009 10:07 AM (GMT -6)   
I'm not sure but Dr. Harish Verma who saved about 5000 colons with ayurvedic therapy said it's good to have it in your diet.
I also took his ayurvedic medicine and it put me through remission a year ago but it's expensive for me so I stopped ordering it.
Plus, no side effects. Even the doctors from Robert Wood Johnson in NJ recommended his medicine because it saved so many colons(people were about to get their colons removed until they tried this)
JAMES - 19 Years old. 2nd year in college.
5'11. Pre-med student
Was bodybuilding for middle weight class at 175lb with 6%bf. then BOOM. UC kicked in for the first time in my life. Realized that from about a year before I was diagnosed, I took so much Weight Gainers with full of refined sugar, artificial flavors in creatine, drank 4 sodas(sprite) a day.
Diagnosed with UC(universal) in Feb 2008. Lost 25lb in three weeks. Bloody hell diarrhea
Flare up in june 2008. took more antibiotics. Harder flare
Took prednisone for two months then 6mp. But I decided to get off on both.

10/08Started drinking hard liquors and once drank 15 shots in an hour.
Next day flare up.
11/08 Started anti-yeast regimen. I crapped out so much yeast. confirmed candida in stool studies.

On: No med but zinc, cod liver oil, coral calcium, probiotics, threelac, alpha lipoic acid, chlorella, sea salt, licorice root, aloe vera juice, VSL#ds(started 3/10/09)

Started eating dairy and all kinds of cheese again(beginning of March and I'm fine)
I guess this is remission? lol

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