A young woman with ulcerative colitis shares her story: Learn more about life with UC, treatment options, lifestyle changes, and whether surgery can help.
UC happens when your immune system doesn’t work the way it should. No one knows the exact cause, but experts think one of three things may trigger it.
Think you know ulcerative colitis? Check your facts!
Doctors first have to find out whether your ulcerative colitis is a mild case or more severe. Here are the different treatments they consider.
Medicines that are used to treat acute flares can cause severe damage if used long-term. Find out how doctors determine what’s right for you.
You probably look forward to the times when your UC is under control. But your condition can change over time.
There’s no proof that stress causes UC. But you probably know that it can make your symptoms worse or bring on a flare. Here’s what we've found.
There are several different classes of drugs used to treat ulcerative colitis, each serving a different purpose. Find out what they all do.
Treatment for UC can include medicine, changes in your diet, or surgery.
You might worry about when your UC symptoms will strike. Taking the right medication and avoiding certain foods can ease or ward off flares.
Doctors are optimistic that a cure for ulcerative colitis is on the horizon. Until then, there are medications that can get you to complete remission.