Corticosteroids are powerful anti-inflammatory medications that are not recommended for long-term treatment due to side effects. Steroids are frequently combined with other medications for more rapid symptom relief, however, this does not improve remission time.
Welcome to my Bog Blog. "Bog," by the way, is British slang for toilet and it seems so appropriate for an IBD blog. If you had told me when I was twenty years-old that some day not too far in the future I would be scoping out the nearest toilet wherever I went I would have said you were nuts. But, indeed, this odd habit became part of my…