WHY YOU SHOULDN’T TURN YOUR BACK ON THESE SYMPTOMS

Your morning routine looks different these days. Wake up, go to the gym, get home. Shower, shave, brush teeth, style hair, get dressed. Eat breakfast and guzzle a revitalising Orange Mocha Frappuccino. Except now you wake up with a stiffer back than you used to, and the coffee comes with an unexpected side order: painkillers….

Flexibility and Strengthening Exercises for Ankylosing Spondylitis

Exercises for ankylosing spondylitis should be gentle and frequent. The exercises shown here are good to do twice each day. Don’t do them first thing in the morning, when you may feel more stiff. In the morning, take a walk to get loosened up for the day. Then try doing these exercises around lunch time and in…

9 Energy Boosters for AS Fatigue

 Fatigue: A Common AS Complaint Excessive fatigue is a common symptom of ankylosing spondylitis (AS), according to the Spondylitis Association of America (SAA). “Some describe fatigue that is worse than pain,” says Susan Goodman, MD, a rheumatologist at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. Different factors contribute to this fatigue, including not…

Treatments for Ankylosing Spondylitis

There are many treatments that can help you feel and function better with ankylosing spondylitis. These treatments include medications to help ease pain and inflammation and surgeries to help you move better. Your goal is to manage your AS so you can live an active life. Medications to Fight Pain: NSAIDS Your first step to…

TNFα-inhibitors for ankylosing spondylitis and non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis

Abstract Spondyloarthropathy refers to a group of articular inflammatory diseases that share common genetic, clinical and radiological features in addition to their association with human leucocyte antigen (HLA)-B27 antigen. The aim of therapeutic management of patients with spondyloarthritis is to improve quality of life, control the symptoms of articular inflammation, prevent the structural damage of…

How Health Issues Made Imagine Dragons’ Dan Reynolds a ‘Believer’ Again: ‘I’m Appreciative of the Pain in My Life’

Ask Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds where he was mentally, physically and emotionally the last few years and he’ll tell you the root of his frustrations: Ankylosing spondylitis, an inflammatory arthritic disease. In fact, listen to the band’s “fairly dark” sophomore album, Smoke + Mirrors, and you’ll hear Reynolds’ pain in the lyrics. The singer opened up to PEOPLE exclusively…

Review of Ankylosing Spondylitis (Bekhterev’s Disease)-API Insights and Pipeline Analysis Market 2017 – Orbis Research

Orbis Research Present’s Ankylosing Spondylitis (Bekhterev’s Disease)-API Insights, 2017 And has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The active pharmaceutical ingredients worldwide market is in continuous development from the recent years. There is expected to be a major impact on the global API industry, with the large number…

10 Facts About Ankylosing Spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis is pronounced ank-kih-low-sing spon-dill-eye-tiss. It is often referred to simply as AS. Ankylosis means “fusion” and spondylitis means “inflammation of the spine.” Here are the basic facts about this form of chronic autoimmune arthritis. What is AS? In autoimmune diseases, the immune system malfunctions and attacks healthy tissue. AS primarily affects the spine,…

Laugh your way to a healthier life

Early on a glorious morning in Miami, the soft sun shone on the beach. Loose branches of palm trees swayed in the wind and waves rhythmically crashed against the sand. I was standing barefoot in a circle of people, excited and fascinated to try something absolutely new. We shook hands while looking in each others’…

Why Diagnosing Ankylosing Spondylitis Is Often Difficult or Delayed

Ankylosing spondylitis is commonly referred to as arthritis of the spine. Typically, the painful form of arthritis strikes people, mostly men, in their 20s. Most ankylosing spondylitis patients see multiple doctors in search of a correct diagnosis. Over one million people suffer from ankylosing spondylitis, yet it can often go undiagnosed or be misdiagnosed until…