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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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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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Arthritis: What Role Does Heredity Play?

Find out which types of arthritis are most likely to be passed down through your family, and how lifestyle changes may help you prevent them.

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What Causes Ankylosing Spondylitis?

We wish we had a short answer, but research to date hasn't found the cause of AS. Here's what we know so far about the potential causes and risk factors.