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Ulcerative Colitis

9 Ways to Prepare for an Ulcerative Colitis Flare

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call the doctor
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Have a Plan to Contact Your Doctor


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Know Your Flare-Safe Foods


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Stay Hydrated


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Stock Up on Bathroom Supplies


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Have Medications at the Ready


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Take Time to Rest


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Learn Mindfulness Techniques


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Have Your Favorite Comforts Ready


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Follow IBD Advocates to Help Get You Through It


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Prevention Is Key: Know Your Triggers


Lara DeSanto

Lara DeSanto

@laradesanto

Lara is a former digital editor for HealthCentral, covering Sexual Health, Digestive Health, Head and Neck Cancer, and Gynecologic Cancers. She continues to contribute to HealthCentral while she works towards her masters in marriage and family therapy and art therapy. In a past life, she worked as the patient education editor at the American College of OB-GYNs and as a news writer/editor at WTOP.com.