Ankylosing Spondylitis Signs and Effects on Body

Back pain is very common nowadays and there are many possible causes for that. It is hard for anyone to complete daily work or routine with this medical condition. According to the survey, back pain experienced by everyone in their lives at some point and there is no perfect way to deal with that. Around the world, people believe that back pain mainly occurred due to the causes of trauma, unhealthy lifestyle and strain on the back spine. But most of them never know that back pain is primary signal for the condition like Ankylosing Spondylitis.

Know About Ankylosing Spondylitis

Ankylosing Spondylitis is also pronounced as (AS) in medical term. It is not an ordinary pain and may not link with physical trauma of the spine. Ankylosing Spondylitis is a chronic condition that mainly affects spine and sacroiliac joints health. The most common symptoms are inflammation, spinal pain and stiffness, which makes spine less flexible.Medically proven that AS condition also affects the health of eyes, intestines and other joints of the body.And patient may suffer with the inflammation in the joints, knees and ankles along with vision problems.

This condition mostly affects the young aged men and initial symptoms mostly observed in the adult years. Ankylosing Spondylitis is an inherited disease but not in every case. There are many unclear signs in which young aged men and women struggle with this problem.

Warning Signs

If you read back pain article, you will definitely observe that rest is the best way to get quick relief from the back pain. But not in Ankylosing Spondylitis condition. Exercise and walking helps patient with Ankylosing Spondylitis condition to get relief from the pain. And they feel better, but it is necessary to approach a physician before starting your own treatment.

Family history playing a crucial role in Ankylosing Spondylitis and there are many tests for this condition. Your GP may suggest you different tests to identify age of Ankylosing Spondylitis like CT, MRI and X-ray.

The warning signs like chest pain, joint stiffness of ankles and wrist are also belong to Ankylosing Spondylitis. If you are regularly experience these symptoms in the younger age then take it seriously. It is progressive condition and pain become chronic if you delay the treatment. For the temporarily pain relief, your doctor may prescribe you pain killers and suggest some exercises.

Effects of Ankylosing Spondylitis

Lets us discuss about the effects of the health of Ankylosing Spondylitis, which is primarily affects the spine. This condition restricts the body movements due to the chronicle inflammation. Usually Ankylosing Spondylitis condition doesn’t affect the fingers like other forms of the arthritis.

Prolonged pain in the back due to the Ankylosing Spondylitis can also increase the risk of developing scars in the bundle of nervous. Apart from that, men also deal with the problems like sexual inability and lack of bowel control. The risk of psoriasis is increased with the Ankylosing Spondylitis. It is a skin condition which causes red patches and can appear anywhere on your body like elbows, knees etc. It is observed that people with Ankylosing Spondylitis may experience lack of red blood cells count, medically known as anemia. Fatigue and respiratory issues are also observed by Ankylosing Spondylitis’s patient.

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Ankylosing Spondylitis Signs and Effects on Body