ulcerative colitis

  1. S

    New and discouraged

    I am a 60-year-old California lawyer, diagnosed a couple of months ago. My husband has advanced Alzheimer's and I suspect the past 5 years of caring for him has taken a pretty big toll. I have tried Cymbalta, Trazadone and Ambien but nothing has helped yet. I cannot remember sleeping through...
  2. Cheryl Ann


    I'm worried about getting a flu shot. Many of you have talked about having large swellings at the site of the injection. I have some new (new to me) autoimmune disease that they haven't identified yet. It causes extreme swelling. My GP said he thinks it has to do with my synovial tissues...
  3. G

    New to te forum

    Hi everyone, Though not diagnosed formally, I suffer with acute pain all over body and most other related Fibromyalgia symptoms for the last one year. I also had other health problems like Ulcerative Colitis(8 Yrs), Anxiety & Depression(2 Yrs), and Herniated Disc & Chronic Digestive Disorder. I...
  4. R

    Got room for one more?

    Hello all! Although I'm new here I'm not new FMS it's many frustrations. I was diagnosed in 2009. Currently on disability leave from work and will probably retire very soon. I was also diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis (in 2005) and Sjogren's (two months ago). I had Ulcerative Colitis in my...
  5. Yatte

    How do fibro affect your social interactions.

    Since my diagnosis with Ulcerative Colitis ( I know its is not fibro, but I have noticed since I started posting here that I have similar symptoms as some of you guys do with fibro), my social interactions with people have become quite limited. I prefer to stay at home and rather spend time with...
  6. Yatte

    Well Met

    Good day to all the precious and beautiful people. I am Yatte a mother of 2 of which the oldest is 3 years old. I do not have fibro myself, but my sister do, and I see her struggle every day to overcome all the hurdles this disease throws at you. I am also a qualified Radiographer. When I was...