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Ankylosing Spondylitis, Ayurvedic Treatment, Ayurveda Ankylosing Spondylitis Treatment, Kerala, India

Ankylosing spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis is a long-term disease that causes inflammation of the joints between the spinal bones, and the joints between the spine and pelvis,sacroiliac joints,. It eventually causes the affected spinal bones to join together.

Causes, incidence, and risk factors

Ankylosing spondylitis
The cause of ankylosing spondylitis is unknown, but genes seem to play a role.

The disease most often begins between ages 20 and 40, but may begin before age 10. It affects more males than females. Risk factors include:


The disease starts with low back pain that comes and goes.
You may lose motion or mobility in the lower spine. You may not be able to fully expand your chest because the joints between the ribs are involved.

Signs and tests

Tests may include:


Kativasthi, Sarvangadhara, Patrapotalaswedam etc. and internal medication.