A community for sharing information about alternative solutions to various ailments/illnesses (especially Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease) because sometimes traditionally accepted western medicine has its downsides. Discuss naturopathic medicine, acupuncture, functional medicine, supplements, "healing diets" (i.e. the SCD), and anything else you have discovered that helps you.
SCD Beginner's Guide: (from the official website) "The Specific Carbohydrate Diet™ has helped many thousands of people with various forms of bowel disease and other ailments vastly improve their quality of life. In many cases people consider themselves cured. It is a diet intended mainly for Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, celiac disease, diverticulitis, cystic fibrosis and chronic diarrhea. However it is a very healthy, balanced and safe diet that has health benefits for everyone. The foods that are allowed on the Specific Carbohydrate Diet™ are based on the chemical structure of these foods." Read more...
This community is an offshoot of curecrohns and is maintained by aome and sapphire_knight for the purpose of sharing information and support regarding intestinal and overall health.
Please note: We are not medical professionals, therefore the information/advice found here is not intended to contradict your current medical treatment/advice. If you are not satisfied with the status of your health or your treatment/doctor, it is your responsibility to research safe alternatives and consult appropriate medical professionals.