Ulcerative colitis is a chronic gastrointestinal disorder that involves the rectum and the colon (the large bowel), mainly in the mucosa and submucosa regions of the gut.
Beauty and fashion vlogger Emily Parris deviates from her normal YouTube videos to tell viewers about her struggle with ulcerative colitis saying, “We’re going to be talking about poop today.”
Diagnosed in 2013, Emily hopes that sharing her experience will help other young women come to terms with their inflammatory bowel disease. She details her diagnosis, medication, and how changing her diet made a big difference to her health. She also talks about how people react to “silent diseases.”
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