I just read where you told Adam to consume lots of salty foods. What about
people like me with high blood pressure?
Ulcerative Proctitis since Sept of 1998. Hospitalized for eight days. Prednisone, Asacol, Rowasa enemas. Two year remission. Flare..switched from Asacol to Colazal. Two year remission. Started 6MP in 2002. Flared yearly from 2003 to May of 08. Hospitalized for ten days in May of 08. Flaring more often since. Off 6MP. Remicade failed. Humira failed. Meds: Colazal, prednisone, Cort & canasa suppositories, Benicar (Blood pressure). Surgery scheduled for June 28th...maybe sooner if possible. Still flaring
Posted 5/31/2010 7:55 AM (GMT -7)
You might find that when your colon is removed your BP drops to normal. Time will tell. Nevertheless you will work with your GP on this. A temp ostomy is harder to manage than a permanent one.
dx proctitis in 1987
dx UC in 1991, was stable until 1998
1998 started prednisone, asacol, pentasa, nortriptylene, ativan, 6MP, rowasa enemas and suppositories, hydrocortisone enemas, tried the SCD diet, being a vegetarian, omega 3s, flax, pranic healing, yoga, acupuncture, probiotics
2000 lost all my B-12 stores and became anemic
2001 opted for j-pouch surgery- now living life med-free