My doc is meds meds meds. He did recommend align and was shocked that I chose VSL as too pricey and they're all the same. I told him VSL marked a turning point. Now he's recommending it to other patients.
diagnosed pancolitis mild to moderate on Sept. 15, 2009
Off pred after four months -- Yippee!!!!!
4 400 mg. Asacol 3 times daily,
1000 mg. Canasa - nightly
1 tbs psyllium husk powder drinks
VSL-#3 -- one packet daily
Multi-vitamin, 1200 calcium plus D,
Viviscal twice daily (hair loss)
1000 mg fish oil
200 mg. Lamictal (bipolar),
Eliminated dairy, red meat,alcohol caffeine, spicy, fried. Low oil, mostly steamed or soft veggies, peeled fresh or frozen fruits.