Meet Jamie: I’m Jamie, 40 years old and have had Ulcerative Colitis for about 10 years now. I am an electrical engineer, passionate about cooking, music and my family, and currently live in Cape Town, South Africa! Some more interesting Stats: My hobbies include Action Cricket, surfing, squash and I am a psytrance DJ in my sparetime. Cape Town has one of the best psytrance… Read More »The Psytrance DJ Who Suffers from UC!
Sulfasalzine related stories from colitis writers about their experiences using this medication to help with their symptoms.
I still look for the bathroom wherever I go, but I don’t panic if I don’t see one. I don’t worry as much when we’re traveling on the road, but I doubt I’ll ever not have a fear of going back to the days when I couldn’t even go on a 1 hour drive without stopping to go. Thank God for the GPS. My husband and kids have been very supportive. My son scouts out the bathroom for me wherever we go.
Sulfasalazine (brand name Azulfidine in the U.S., Salazopyrin and Sulazine in Europe and Hong Kong) was developed in the 1950’s specifically to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Sulfasalazine is used in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease, including ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.
Introduction: Kia ora people! Translation: Kia ora is a Māori language greeting which has entered New Zealand English. It means literally “be well/healthy” and is translated as an informal “hi”, so I thought it completely appropriate as a greeting to my fellow UC’ers! I’m Anne. I’m 41 and I’m a Kiwi living in Australia and I have UC. I was first diagnosed in Feb 2011… Read More »Resorting to Crazy Medical “Selfie” Pics Freaks out My GP!
Introduction: I’m 42 and was diagnosed with UC when I was 19 (also diagnosed with gastritis about seven years ago). I started my own business last year, which offers me flexibility, especially when I’m not feeling my best. Some more about me: I’m originally from Hampton Roads, VA. I am a rabid Beatles and Bob Dylan fan and have been since high school (second generation… Read More »A Girl with Colitis Walks Into a Room