Stephanie WoodHealth Writer
Stephanie Wood is a award-winning freelance writer and former magazine editor specializing in health, nutrition, wellness, and parenting.
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Is that lower back pain and stiffness due to normal wear and tear or something more serious like ankylosing spondylitis? We've got the doctor-approved details to help you know the difference.
We’ve got the doctor-approved scoop on causes, symptoms, treatments, and a jillion other facts and tips that can make life with AS easier.
Know anyone with back problems? Just about everyone, right? That’s one reason why ankylosing spondylitis can be difficult to diagnose. We’re here to help speed up the process.
With so many options available and more coming down the pike, you’re bound to find a treatment that works for you. Here's what to know about the latest drug therapies.
OK, so you’ve got your diagnosis. Now, let’s figure out the best way to help you feel better, fast.
Having a chronic illness can be a tough adjustment—but managing the pain doesn't have to be. With ankylosing spondylitis, you've got plenty of options.
Ironically, although you can’t exactly eat your way out of Crohn's, you can actually help yourself feel better with a few easy adjustments to your diet. Here’s how.
Maddening but true: Experts can't point to a single cause for this challenging condition. Instead, research suggests a perfect storm of factors come together to wreak havoc on your digestive tract. Here's what we know so far.
Wondering if your disgruntled gut could be a sign of something more serious? Here's how to tell if it's time to see a doc.
It would be great if a single exam could confirm if you have Crohn’s. Naturally, it’s not that simple—but the tests below can work together to provide a clearer picture of your health.