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What is AS ?

Ankylosing spondylitis is a chronic, progressive autoimmune disease,
is a type of arthritis that affects the spine. And it was an ancient disease, it do have more than 2000 years history, first found in mummy in ancient Egypt BC.

Ankylosing spondylitis symptoms include pain and stiffness from the neck down to the lower back. The spines bones (vertebrae) may grow or fuse together, resulting in a rigid spine. These changes may be mild or severe, and may lead to a stooped-over posture.  Ankylosing spondylitis affects about 0.1% to 0.5% of the adult population. Although it can occur at any age, spondylitis most often strikes men in their teens. It is less common and generally milder in women and more common in some Native American tribes.

Ankylosing spondylitis has no known specific cause, though genetic factors seem to be involved. In particular, people who have a gene called HLA-B27 are at significantly increased risk of developing ankylosing spondylitis. Some part of body infection, such as prostatitis, ulcerative colitis, may be related to AS.

Ankylosing spondylitis is difficult to be diagnosed. Please pay attention if you have low back or buttock pain that came on slowly, is worse in the morning or awakens you from your sleep in the second half of the night — particularly if this pain improves with exercise and worsens with rest.

Except joint symptoms, but AS can be accompanied by fever, fatigue, loss of appetite, weight loss, anemia and other symptoms. In traditional Chinese medical theory , AS is related to the problem in Governor Vessel. It is a serious whole body autoimmune disease. If not managed properly, it can cause ongoing destruction of spine bone and other organ. Finally even result in permanent paralysis, unable to move.

For right now, “TCM Nutritional Rehabilitation Therapy” is one of the best treatments for Ankylosing spondylitis. Remarkable effect, low side effect, all nature herbs. More than 100,000 AS sufferers already back to health. By using traditional Chinese herbs, this therapy would modulate the suffering’s immune system by tonifying liver and kidney, soothing nerves and adjusting internal secretion. Only when patient’s immune system working good, these type of disease would be cured. At that time, they could stop taking herbs, and if take good care and keep fit and exercise, it will not be relapsed. In case, if the disease recurrence, Don’t worry about it. It won’t exist resistance and dependence, just continue treatment for 1-2 months, you health will be restored.