archway coconut macaroon cookies

Q. I have had colitis for almost three years. Last month a friend mentioned that she read an article in the newspaper about coconut macaroon cookies preventing diarrhea.
I was ready to try anything, so I bought some cookies. The rest is history. I can now go anywhere without worrying about my uncontrollable problem! I consider it a miracle!

A. We have heard from hundreds of readers about the benefits of dried coconut or macaroon cookies to combat chronic diarrhea. Whether the symptoms are from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or colitis, many people find this natural remedy helpful.

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  1. Cindy

    Just was told I have Collagenous Colitis. Have had it since the end of January this year, as far as I know that is, diarrhea since, cramps in stomach now for 2 weeks. I bought the macaroon cookies, dark chocolate mounds bar and flaked coconut, started to eat it now for 2 days. I’m my I’m worried, I’d this a serious disease, can it kill/hurt me? Anxiety is high. Thoughts please!

    • Schatzie

      Dear Cindy,
      I looked up Collagenous Colilitis on the web and it’s basically like what I have: Microscopic Colitis. They don’t think it leads to more serious diseases, I’m not worried. It just can really affect your life and make make you miserable. I gave my regimen above your posting, It’s made a huge difference, I feel almost normal in this respect. I am so sorry you’ve gone through so much stress and anxiety about your condition. It’s a patient’s right and a doctor’s duty to answer your questions. don’t be too intimidated by a white coat to ask all your questions, you have every right to answers. If you get nervous you can write your questions down ahead of time. I hope you are feeling better and have already gotten the answers you need. I hadn’t seen any responses to your question, so I thought I’d step in just in case. I hope you are feeling better.

  2. Cindy

    I was just told after having diarrhea and now for two weeks, cramps since the end if Jan. I have Collagenous Colitis. I’m trying the coconut and Macaroon cookies, hope it’ll work, I’m scared, anxiety from this disease, do I have to be worried, can it hurt me or end my life?

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