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7 Scientifically Proven Benefits of Gratitude

From psychologytoday.com

The number one thing that mentally strong people don't do is waste time feeling sorry for themselves. And while it can be hard to avoid self-pity at times, choosing to exchange self-pity for gratitude could be one of the most instrumental things you can do to improve your life.

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Tylenol acetaminophen doesn't help low back pain, arthritis, study finds

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Acetaminophen — best known as Tylenol in the United States — does not appear to help ease lower back pain and offers little relief for the most common form of arthritis, according to a new report. The review of data from 13 studies could challenge existing recommendations on pain relief…

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Ankylosing Spondylitis Diet

From everydayhealth.com

The idea that your diet may help to control ankylosing spondylitis symptoms or slow the progression of the condition is an appealing one, but so far, no diet has been shown to reliably have these effects. There are still good reasons to pay attention to what you eat, however.

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Medical Xpress: Restless leg syndrome common in ankylosing spondylitis

From medicalxpress.com

Aslan Tekatas, M.D., and Omer N. Pamuk, M.D., from the Trakya University Medical Faculty in Edirne, Turkey, examined the prevalence of RLS in patients with AS. Data were included for 130 patients diagnosed with AS according to modified New York criteria, as well as 91 age- and sex-matched controls.

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Unraveling the Role of the Microbiome in Ankylosing Spondylitis

From medpagetoday.com

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A Not-To-Do List For Caregivers of the Chronically Ill

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In August 2013, I posted " A Not-To-Do List for the Chronically Ill." It led me to turn my attention to those who take care of us. In a study published in the J ournal of the Royal Society of Medicine, "Quality of life: impact of chronic illness on the…

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Spotting 5 Tricky Ankylosing Spondylitis Symptoms

From arthritis-health.com

Ankylosing spondylitis, a type of arthritis that primarily affects the spine, can be tricky to identify-even by medical professionals. It's not unusual for patients to go months or even years before receiving an accurate diagnosis for ankylosing spondylitis. Most often, ankylosing spondylitis first appears in the sacroiliac joint between the…

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Depression, anxiety common in patients with axial spondyloarthritis

From healio.com

Patients with ankylosing spondylitis and nonradiographic axial spondyloarthritis showed a high risk for depressive symptoms and anxiety, a trend that varied by disease subtype and gender, according to study findings.The study group included 316 patients confirmed to have either ankylosing spondylitis (AS) or nonradiographic axial spondyloarthritis (nr-axSpA) who were recruited…

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