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Should You Lay Off the Cheese and Yogurt — Or Load Up?

Conflicting research says that for some inflammatory conditions, dairy is harmful, while for others, it’s actually helpful. Find out if your condition is one that should be loading up on cheese, or ridding dairy altogether.

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Ankylosing Spondylitis Can Lead To Depression

As if AS pain isn’t enough to deal with, it can also affect your mental health. Learn why managing depression should be a natural part of your treatment.

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A Martian With Ankylosing Spondylitis

Find out how this scientist roams Mars while also living with ankylosing spondylitis in our compelling interview with Dr. Tanya N. Harrison, Ph.D.

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Are Thyroid Disease and Arthritis Connected?

Did thyroid disease cause your psoriatic arthritis, or was it the other way around. Learn about the links between thyroid disease and inflammatory joint issues.

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11 Complications of Ankylosing Spondylitis

Because AS is progressive and systemic, it can impact many different parts of the body. These are the potential complications you should know about.

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How Potlucks Became My Social Life With AS

Maintaining a social life with ankylosing spondylitis isn’t easy — but potlucks can be a great way to spark new friendships and rekindle old ones.

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Ankylosing Spondylitis and Eye Health

Many people with ankylosing spondylitis also develop an eye condition called uveitis. Here's what you need to know.

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Ankylosing Spondylitis and My New Wheelchair

After getting a new wheelchair, ankylosing spondylitis patient expert Charis Hill explains how this new tool helps her live her best life with AS.