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I have ulcerative colitis which is now active,I am training for a half marathon .I am worried I will lose bowel control during t


Posted by Maxine

 
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I have uc too.  I have been training for a half marathon in May.  I've gotten to 9 miles and am having a major flare up.  Three 'accidents' while running.  My doctor has put me on steroids and increased my Asacol to 8 per day.  I'm backing off my training to 3 mile runs for a week and am going to try to pick it up next week.  I've chosen running routes with possible bathroom stops along the way and have resigned myself to expect a port-a-john stop during the race (ugh).  I am considering trying a probiotic and aloe vera supplement.  I've read this is a possible treatment.  Good Luck to you!  When is your race.

Beso 

 

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