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Ankylosing Spondylitis can impact every area of your life. It is important for you to develop a positive approach towards managing your condition. Here are a few lifestyle modifications that will help you live well with Ankylosing Spondylitis and Fight The Fuse.

Eat a healthy, well-balanced diet[1]

  1. Plenty of vegetables, sprouts and fruits
  2. Whole grains
  3. Omega-3 or healthy fats
  4. Plenty of fluids

Ensure that you sleep well[2]

  1. Sleep for 7 to 8 hours
  2. Ensure good sleep posture
  3. Sleep on firm and even surfaces
  4. Develop a bed time routine

Be stress free[3]

  1. Consider deep breathing or yoga
  2. Journal your thoughts
  3. Join support groups
  4. Get professional help

Learn new ways to cope with your symptoms and Fight The Fuse!

Ask your Rheumatologist for biologics that slow down spinal fusion.


  1. Everyday health. A Healthy Diet for Ankylosing Spondylitis. Available [Online] at: on 15 April 2020
  2. Arthritis health. How to Sleep Better if You Have Ankylosing Spondylitis. Available [Online] at: on 16 April 2020
  3. Everyday health. What to Do When Ankylosing Spondylitis Gets You Down. Available [Online] at: on 16 April 2020


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