You want to calm the flares that strike when you have ulcerative colitis (UC). But if you keep your disease in check, you may also have fewer symptoms over time.
Your flares might be different from someone else with UC. They can range from mild to severe and are often unpredictable. You might get diarrhea and feel an urgent need to go to the bathroom. You could have blood in your stool and be tired a lot.
Use these five tips to keep your flares in check.