Phosphatidylcholine for Steroid-Refractory Chronic Ulcerative Colitis

Phosphatidylcholine is an important component of our cell wells; without adequate levels, the cell cannot effectively communicate messages from inside of the cell to outside. Healthier communication means healthier cells.

In this particular study, the authors use PC to see if it could more effectively help patients with UC come off of their steroids. While this was a small study, a 40% better response with the use of PC is a pretty exciting result. Couple this with other dietary changes and anti-inflammatory compounds like fish oil and it is likely to provide a very effective natural approach to inflammatory bowel disease.

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.