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Take Control of Your Ulcerative Colitis

8 Tips for Coping With Ulcerative Colitis

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Living with ulcerative colitis

by Anne Harding

Day-to-day life with ulcerative colitis (UC) can be a major challenge. This inflammatory bowel disease affects the digestive tract, and during flare-ups can cause abdominal pain, fever, weight loss, and chronic, bloody diarrhea.

At times, coping with the disease means being a minute away from a bathroom. But there are other ways to cope. Here are eight tips from people with this chronic illness.

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