Tough to deny the brain?gut connection.
A sad but interesting article:/www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/08/150806160921.htm"We found that one-quarter of adults with ulcerative colitis reported they had been physically abused during their childhood, compared to one in 10 of those without inflammatory bowel disease," said the study's lead author, Professor Esme Fuller-Thomson, who holds the Sandra Rotman Endowed Chair at University of Toronto's Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work. "Similarly, the prevalence of childhood sexual abuse among those with ulcerative colitis was one in five versus one in 17 among those without the disease."
Investigators examined a representative sample of 21,852 community-dwelling Canadians aged 18 and over from the 2012 Canadian Community Health Survey -- Mental Health.
Diagnosed Proctosigmoiditis (UC) February 2015
Current Meds: Lialda 1.2gm 2x daily, duloxetine, rowasa as needed, Curcumin, VSL3 occasionally, One a Day Multi-Vitamin
Did SCD for about
2 years but lost willpower. Want to get back to it at some point.