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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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5 Best Exercises and Other Tips for Ankylosing Spondylitis

From healthline.com

To make exercise part of your daily routine, choose a time of day (or several times) that works for you. Create a comfortable exercise space and wear loose-fitting clothing. Begin with the easiest exercises and warm up slowly. Don't overdo it: If your pain level increases, end your session.

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Childbirth Considerations With Ankylosing Spondylitis

From everydayhealth.com

Pregnancy can be a magical time in a woman's life, but the realities of carrying a baby may have you concerned if you're already managing ankylosing spondylitis. For instance, will the typical back pain of pregnancy be magnified by your ankylosing spondylitis back pain?

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Managing pain with the power of the mind

From bbc.com

Continue reading the main story Vidyamala Burch is helping people in pain through the practice of "mindfulness", the act of paying more attention to the present moment. But it took her many years to discover it for herself first.

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Enzyme Variant Could Help Predict Ankylosing Spondylitis

From hcplive.com

Variations of an enzyme could help health care professionals identify patients more likely to be diagnosed with a rare rheumatologic condition. According to a study done by researchers at the University of Southampton, individuals with a variation in ERAP1 could show a potential susceptibility to ankylosing spondylitis.

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Advil vs. Tylenol: What's Best For Arthritis?

From healthline.com

Advil is the brand name for the generic, non-narcotic, pain-relieving drug ibuprofen. Other over-the-counter brands names for ibuprofen include Midol, Motrin, and Nuprin. Ibuprofen may relieve mild to moderate pain from osteoarthritis (OA), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), psoriatic arthritis (PsA), ankylosing spondylitis, and gouty arthritis.

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Tips for Beating Ankylosing Spondylitis Fatigue

From healthline.com

In some cases, fatigue isn't exclusively related to rheumatoid inflammation. Pain and discomfort can make it difficult to fall asleep at night, adding fuel to exhaustion. On top of that, you may wake up constantly in the middle of the night from pain and not always realize it.

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The Problem with Treating Pain in America

From time.com

Chronic pain affects an estimated 100 million Americans, and between 5 to 8 million use opioids for long-term pain management. Data shows the number of prescriptions written for opioids as well opioid overdose deaths have skyrocketed in recent years, highlighting a growing addiction problem in the U.S.

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8 New Year's Resolutions for Caregivers - Epic Health Services

From epichealthservices.com

Do you make resolutions this time of year? As caregivers, it's easy to overlook your own needs while focusing on the needs of others; however, it's important for you to take care of yourself so that you're at your best to care for your loved one.

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Gene test for ankylosing spondylitis steps closer

From medicalnewstoday.com

A new study has discovered natural variations in an immune system enzyme that can leave individuals susceptible to the inflammatory rheumatic disease ankylosing spondylitis. The new study finds that certain pairs of variants in the ERAP1 gene are found only in people with the inflammatory rheumatic disease ankylosing spondylitis.

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