Living With Ulcerative Colitis

Living with ulcerative colitis (UC) that may not be under control could mean you often wonder when your next flare-upThe sudden intensification of disease symptoms or the return of symptoms suddenly. might hit, what you’re able to eat, and more. Talking to others about your UC, communicating with your doctor, knowing your rights, and understanding your condition are all ways that may help you find success in your daily life with UC. Being your own best advocate can help make living well with UC a reality.

Daily life with ulcerative colitis

There is more to managing ulcerative colitis than medical treatment. Support from your family, friends, and healthcare team and knowing how to handle everyday situations can help you manage UC.

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Ulcerative colitis flare-ups

UC symptom flares can happen, but no one wants to experience them. Fortunately, there are strategies you can learn to help manage your flares and help you get your ulcerative colitis under control.

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Ulcerative colitis nutrition & exercise

There’s no evidence that what a person eats causes UC symptoms—or that inflammation of the colon is directly affected by what you eat. However, paying special attention to your diet to make sure you are getting proper nutrition is still important. It can help you learn what works for your body—so you can stay as healthy as possible.

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Learn About UC

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