Diane, I was lucky enough to have my hysterectomy when they still used short-term HRT, so I can't attest to the effectiveness of any of the natural remedies, but here's a web site that discusses this:
Hope you soon feel better. I know how sleep deprivation can affect one's life.
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
Asacol, Rowasa, Pentasa, Prednisone, Entocort, Azathioprine
Colazal, Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri. In remission since April, 2006.
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The information I share on this forum is based only on my own experience and study. It is important to consult your health care provider when making health-related decisions.