Zulai Suarez

My name is Zulai Suarez 24yr old mother of 1. I live in Dallas, TX Officially diagnosed with AS 2mo ago but have had all the signs and symptoms since I was about 15 yrs old I was happy to know what the pain and back slouching finally was but unfortunate to also know that there is no cure and that it is progressive. This year my body seem to hurt more and I have Been seeing a Rheumatologist we tried anti inflammatory and had no relief from them. So we decide to start Enbrel well 3 weeks into it I started getting worse while in the shot my doctor told me to stop the shot as I was having a bad reaction to it had lupus like syndrome one of the rare side effects from Enbrel. Am now back on anti inflammatory and my doctor has decided to stick with that to help inflammation and when am in bad pain take steroids. Am trying to live as normal as a life I can for as long as I can and hope that progression will slow down with the help of exercise and eating right

Texas United States of America

One Response to “Zulai Suarez”

  1. Dear Zulai,
    Thank you so much for sharing your story with us.
    Sincerely Cookie

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