I cannot tolerate meds but I have been maintaining remission by watching my diet and taking supplements like curcumin. I have heard only one UCer on HW complain about
curcumin's blood thinning properties. She was using it to maintain remission but quit when she noticed that it seemed to promote bruising. Those on blood thinners need to consult with their doctors.
You will find many articles showing curcumin's effectiveness for IBD. But I also found that black cumin seed oil seems to also help and that is why it is in my signature:https://www.lifeextension.com/magazine/2013/1/what-doctors-dont-know-about-inflammationblack cumin seed oil and its components exert powerful effects that can slow colonic inflammation. Lab studies reveal that pre-treating animals with thymoquinone as extracted from black cumin seed oil completely prevents experimentally-induced colitis.
Importantly, treatment with black cumin seed oil lowers levels of pro-inflammatory cytokines.
Studies have shown that both black cumin seed oil and thymoquinone strongly protect the delicate stomach lining against the injurious effects of alcohol and other toxins, and even against the effects of stress.30,31 Markers of tissue oxidation were sharply reduced.
Male, born 1951, DX IBD Feb08. No meds, allergic to Mesalamine.
Food diary instead of SCD or Paleo.
When needed probiotics taken with powdered psyllium seed is very helpful.
Probiotics, Lactobacillus Reuteri (NCIMB 30242), Fish oil, curcumin, black cumin, lobelia, vit D3, magnesium, multivitamin, glutamine when gut repair needed.
Resistant Starch and lots of fruit & vegetables (but no cruciferous), No Gluten, no soda, no HFCS, no shellfish. No processed foods with carrageenan, maltodextrin, sorbitol, carboxymethylcellulose, or polysorbate80. No GMO foods saturated with Roundup.Nature created all of the locks, therefore Nature has all of the keys
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