Ulcerative Colitis Videos
- 7 Ways to Control Your UC Flares
From food to fitness, sometimes learning what helps your flares is a matter of trial and error.
- Inside a Colon With Ulcerative Colitis
What causes an inflamed large intestine? And what does a flare-up look like?
- The Truth About Ulcerative Colitis
Uncover six facts about UC, from causes to cancer risks.
- What Does UC Remission Look Like?
Remission isn’t a cure for ulcerative colitis, but you’ll have a better quality of life when your symptoms are at bay.
- How a J-Pouch for UC Works
From start to finish, here’s what a J-pouch surgery involves. How long does it take to heal? And how do you get rid of waste during recovery?
- What to Expect After an Ileostomy
Ostomy bags have come a long way, so you can live a healthy, active life. Here’s what to consider after surgery.
- When to Consider Surgery for UC
There’s a list of reasons why you may need to have UC surgery, from your meds stopped working to severe complications.
- Caring for Yourself With UC
A successful game plan relies on the right diet and lifestyle.
- UC Symptoms Outside Your Colon
Ulcerative colitis can affect more than just your digestive tract. From head to toe, keep an eye out for these signs.
- Out and About With UC
You don't have to give up on going out. With some planning and organizing, you can get on with your life and not let UC cramp your style.
- How UC Inflames Your Large Intestine
What happens to the lining of your large intestine with this inflammatory bowel disease?
- Ulcerative Colitis: Changing Your Treatment
Sometimes your first approach isn’t the right one. These clues may help you know when to talk with your doctor about a new path to remission.
- Ulcerative Colitis: Should You Avoid Dairy?
Is it smart to exclude dairy from your diet for UC? And if foods like milk, cheese, and yogurt cause flare-ups, how can you get enough calcium?
- Best Foods to Eat When Ulcerative Colitis Flares
Stock your kitchen with these foods to counter painful symptoms brought on by an ulcerative colitis flare.
- Pumpkin Pancakes Recipe for Ulcerative Colitis
This wholesome pancake recipe is easy on your digestive tract and will keep you full.
- Recipe for Apple Butternut Squash Soup
This soup is easy to digest and simple to prepare.
- UC Complications
Your immune system overreacts when it comes to your intestine, which can bring on a host of other problems.
- Ulcerative Colitis: Exercise Benefits and Tips
An active lifestyle can tame flare-ups brought on by stress and help you stay in remission. Learn how different types of exercise can help your UC.
- Supplements That Soothe UC
Should you add things like turmeric and fish oil to your diet to curb your belly pain?
- Treatments Based on the Severity of Your UC
Doctors first have to find out whether your ulcerative colitis is a mild case or more severe. Here are the different treatments they consider.
- What to Expect From Your Medicine
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.
- How Medications Work Inside Your Body
There are several different classes of drugs used to treat ulcerative colitis, each serving a different purpose. Find out what they all do.
- The Difference in Treating Flares vs. Chronic UC
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.
- How a J-Pouch and Ileostomy for UC Work
Take a step-by-step look into what happens during ulcerative colitis surgery.
- Have UC? Get the Nutrition You Need
Don’t have an appetite? Afraid to eat with UC? Here are a few pointers from a dietitian to get the vitamins and nutrients you need.
- UC Motherhood
A flexible lifestyle and positive attitude are useful tools for mothers with IBD.
- UC College Life
A user’s guide to going off to college with IBD.
- UC Pregnancy
Strategies for having a healthy pregnancy when you have ulcerative colitis.
- Ulcerative Colitis and Dairy
Bad bacteria can be a trigger for inflammatory bowel disease. Good bacteria, or probiotics, may help restore the gut to normalcy.
- IBD and UC Nutrition
Ulcerative colitis patients must take care that they are getting enough nutrients.
- Food Diary for Intestinal UC
IBD patients should avoid insoluble fiber, organic compounds that don't break down in the gut, when they are undergoing a flare.