Updated Treatment Recommendations for Ankylosing Spondylitis and Non-radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis: What You Need to Know.

Updated Treatment Recommendations for Ankylosing Spondylitis and Non-radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis: What You Need to Know.

By Spondylitis Association of America

Just a few months ago, the American College of Rheumatology, the Spondylitis Association of America, and the Spondyloarthritis Research and Treatment Network published updated recommendations for treating ankylosing spondylitis (AS), and non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis (nr-axSpA). SAA has just created a condensed and patient focused overview, and we’re excited to share it with you.

SAA’s Helpful Hints: Community Wisdom Chronic Illness, Relationships, and the Holidays

SAA’s Helpful Hints: Community Wisdom Chronic Illness, Relationships, and the Holidays

By Spondylitis Association of America

Helpful Hints is a recurring feature aimed at sharing our community’s knowledge and experiences. Having a chronic illness can often add stress to relationships with loved ones, and impact family/friendship dynamics. In this installment, we asked our online community, “How has spondylitis impacted your relationships?

Continuous NSAID Use in Ankylosing Spondylitis Linked to Increased Risk of Hypertension

Continuous NSAID Use in Ankylosing Spondylitis Linked to Increased Risk of Hypertension

By Spondylitis Association of America

According to a study published in Arthritis Care and Research, the continuous use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in those with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) can increase risk of hypertension.

SAA’s Helpful Hints: Community Wisdom – Keeping Active with Spondyloarthritis

SAA’s Helpful Hints: Community Wisdom – Keeping Active with Spondyloarthritis

By Spondylitis Association of America

Helpful Hints is a recurring feature aimed at sharing our community’s knowledge and experiences. Exercise has many benefits for those with spondyloarthritis, but different activities work better for different people. In this installment, we asked our online community, “What exercise works best for you?”

Drinking Alcohol May Be Associated with Progression of Spinal Structural Damage in Axial Spondyloarthritis

Drinking Alcohol May Be Associated with Progression of Spinal Structural Damage in Axial Spondyloarthritis

By Spondylitis Association of America

A recent cohort study suggests that alcohol consumption may be associated with progression of spinal structural damage in axial spondyloarthritis.

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