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birdiem
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Date Joined Aug 2007
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   Posted 10/3/2007 9:05 AM (GMT -7)   
i have started taking fish oil because my doctor suggested it and i have seen people on this post take it, but i am wondering exactly what it does? how does it help GI/colitis?
katie
23
diagnosed with cecal volvulus, 2006; two colon resections in the same year
diagnosed with colitis 2007
malrotated colon
no cecal valve, removed during surgery
gastritis

VSL #3
Amitriptyline to slow gastric emptying
Forvia
compazine


princesa
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Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 2198
   Posted 10/3/2007 11:49 AM (GMT -7)   
Fish oil contains omega3 essential fatty acids that have been shown to naturally reduce inflammation. You can read more here:

http://www.herbalremediesinfo.com/fish-oil-and-inflammation.html


Diagnosed with ulcerative colitis spring 1999
C-scope confirmed UC diagnosis 9/18/2007
No explanation for right side pain and thickening of bowel wall
 
Maintenance dose sulfasalazine, back on a pred taper for first flare in years
Probiotics, l-glutamine and fish oil caps. George's aloe vera juice and Mucosaheal.
 
 

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