Nicola Whitehill’s Scleroderma Diet – A Patient’s Perspective

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Recently researchers identified for possibly the first time a case featuring simultaneous watermelon stomach and watermelon colon. In other words, both organs displayed the appearance of gastrointestinal lesions that resemble the stripes of a watermelon.

Gastrointestinal symptoms are common in both limited or diffuse cases of systemic sclerosis.

As Nicola describes is her column, one of her biggest current challenges is managing her GI tract activity. Here’s how a “personal eureka moment” helped her in the process.

“The change in my diet has enabled me to see and feel improvements with a range of my symptoms.”

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