Ankylosing Spondylitis is a gradually progressing, chronic illness that is very often neglected or overlooked during the early stages. You may have unwittingly experienced early signs of Ankylosing Spondylitis without ever relating it to the disease; or you may be one of the lucky few who have had professional help and a proper diagnosis early on.
Early signs of Ankylosing Spondylitis
Pain which is:
- Located deep in the lower back (usually on both sides) or buttock
- Worsens with rest and improves with activity
- Different from muscular pains which generally improves with rest and worsens with activity
Affected body parts are neck, spine and pelvis.
Sometimes eyes, bowel and lungs are also affected
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