I have had a renewed effort to tackle my anxiety. I have been to a few group depression and anxiety meetings at Rushden Mind. I enrolled on a self esteem course too at Mind; sadly there were not enough attendees, so the course is postponed to November. I am also fast approaching the top of… Continue reading Anxiety, IBS and Walking
Wow, it has been a month and quite a bit has happened. A month ago, I blogged that I recognised I was stuck in a cycle with anxiety feeding IBS feeding anxiety, which was at the least hindering my recovery. So I have had a string of appointments over the past month, which included, GP,… Continue reading Visits to GP, Psychiatrist & Gastroentroligst
Sorry everyone – bowel talk! So I have now worked out that my bowel control problems are not necessarily a symptom of my Ulcerative Colitis, (Inflammatory Bowel Disease) and have now been diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).
You may now know that I suffer from Ulcerative Colitis (UC) as well as Anxiety and Depression. I have been thinking more about the link between my Ulcerative Colitis and my Anxiety: For me the main challenge of Ulcerative Colitis, other than the discomfort, 10 plus visits to the loo every day and during an… Continue reading Ulcerative Colitis and Anxiety
NACC have established a team focusing particularly on young people aged between 16 and 29 who suffer with IBD. NACC’s has a new micro site for young people They are currently caring out a survey of young people aged 16-29 with IBD, finding out your thoughts on a number of topics such as medication, surgery,… Continue reading Inflammatory Bowel Disease Young People Aged 16-29
Things I do to manage my Ulcerative Colitis which is Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD): I have my Colitis ‘kit’ which I take out with me (spare underpants, baby wipes and couple of nappy sacks, in case of any accidents) Take my medication regularly Use the enema when I have an attack Try and drink lots… Continue reading How I manage my Ulcerative Colitis
I was diagnosed in 2000 with Ulcerative Colitis (UC), which is Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Ulcerative Colitis is a form of colitis, a disease of the colon (large intestine), that includes characteristic ulcers, or open sores. The main symptom of active disease is usually constant diarrhea mixed with blood
I suffered a mental health breakdown in 2009 and I am now living with a mental health illness, in the form of my anxiety and depression. I also have Inflammatory Bowel Disease in the form of Ulcerative ColitisMyAnxiety website is maintained by me, an individual living in the United Kingdom. I am a male in… Continue reading Welcome to My Anxiety