Ulcerative Colitis: How to Boost Your Energy
For people experiencing an ulcerative colitis flare, fatigue is one of the most common side effects that occur outside of the GI tract. And fatigue doesn’t necessarily go away when the flare is over: According to a study published in September 2011 in the journal Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, 30 percent of people whose ulcerative colitis was in remission experience fatigue anyway.
Although fatigue can seriously deplete your energy reserves, certain lifestyle changes can help you fight back. Here are eight strategies you can try.