Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Ankylosing Spondylitis Information and Advice

What is Ankylosing spondylitis? AKA (AS) This is a disease of the bodies spinal column that results in pain and stiffness in the back and buttock areas; it is reported to be is 3 times more common in men than in women and affects both sexes starting between the ages of 20 to 40.  Find sites offering details of the symptoms, causes and diagnosis as well as treatment details along with dedicated ankylosing spondylitis support services and advice sites.

Please see the list of informative sites below offering information, facts, advice or services relating to ankylosing spondylitis. This ABLEize service is provided to you free and includes UK as well as world wide sites offering information related to this disease.  If you find this list helpful please past it on and enable others to benefit as you have.

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An interesting article in the Express online published in 2017 highlighting recent studies of Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) showing genetic changes to the immune system that could form the development of new and effective treatments.

Set up in 1988 to highlight and increase the public awareness of Ankylosing Spondylitis. Offers reports and news as well as resources for sufferers and health professionals. Includes membership details.

MedlinePlus, National Institutes of Health’s Web site highlights the condition along with diagnosis and test details, treatments and therapies. Includes details of what it is like living with ankylosing spondylitis.

Answers FAQ about ankylosing spondylitis plus free booklets and information downloads. Includes details of how to become a member, exercise ideas, events information and how to make a donation.

Ankylosing spondylitis explained in this NHS site with symptom details, causes, treatments and self help advice along with a detailed overview of this painful condition.

Explains this form of arthritis with diagrams, cause details and how ankylosing spondylitis diagnosed. Site also offers helpful articles to help understand this condition more and explains the symptoms.

A U.S. resource offering up to date and extensive information, facts and the symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis (AS) along with relates resources. Site includes a busy forum and message board and highlights support groups.