Ankylosing Spondylitis is a type of chronic inflammation in the spine and sacroiliac joint. This inflammation causes pain and stiffness in and around the area of spine and sacroiliac joint. This system is the systematic one that means it has the potential to increase inflammation throughout the body. It can injure other organs away from the spine like the eyes, heart, lungs and kidney. Ankylosing Spondylitis is considered one of the many rheumatic diseases whose symptoms can also affect muscles and joints. This disease affects all the age groups including children. When children suffer from ankylosing spondylitis, it is termed as juvenile ankylosing spondylitis. In most of the case, ankylosing spondylitis is genetically inherited.

Symptoms of Ankylosing Spondylitis

Early Stage of Ankylosing Spondylitis

  • Fatigue
  • Mild Fever
  • Loss of Appetite 
  • General Discomfort

Later Stage

  • Persistent Pain
  • Pain and stiffness in the lower back, in the buttock area, neck and surrounding area of spine
  • It can cause bony fusion, AS can lead to overgrowth of bones which may lead to abnormal joining of bones.
  • One can also experience pain in the tendons and ligaments  that attach bones
  • Symptoms can vary from person to person and also from men to women. 
If one is suffering from Ankylosing Spondylitis for prolong period, there are many chances that the joints will become immovable. Therefore, it is always recommended to go for Ayurvedic treatment for allopathic treatment has got its own sets of side effects.

Ankylosing Spondylitis Ayurvedic Treatment

Ayurveda has proven to be very effective in treating Ankylosing Spondylitis. It is said that the main reason of Ankylosing Spondylitis is the toxic that gets collected in the body. Ayurveda contains various herbs that are very effective in detoxifying body and preventing the symptoms of inflammation or arthritis in the future.

Given below are some herbs that are very effective in the treatment of Ankylosing Spondylitis: 

Aamavantak Churna: It is a formulation of herbs that are effective in Ankylosing Spondylitis. According to Ayurveda, a toxin that leads to Ankylosing Spondylitis is known as “aama”. Aamavantak Churna is used for digesting “aama” and detoxifying body from all kinds of toxins. 

Circumin Capsules: It is an anti inflammatory and analgesic. Circumin suppresses the growth of inflamed tissues and also prevents the breakdown of the surrounding tissues. 
Joint Aid plus (Arthritis): It is combination of all kinds of effective herbs that are used for the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis. It consists of Ashwagandha, Shunthi, Guggul, Nirgundi, Guduchi and Shalakki. It is the combination of various herbs that works as best anti inflammatory, analgesic, immunity modulator and anti oxidant. 
Ashwangandha Capsules: It is famous for its inflammatory properties. Aswangandha acts as a strong anti oxidant against all kinds of disease. It is also beneficial for the brain related issues. It has proven very beneficial in giving relief from fatigue, stress, weakness, rheumatoid, arthritis. 

In addition to this, one can also make slight change in your lifestyle so as to prevent any such disease: 

  • Regular Exercise as suggested by practitioners
  • Have proper amount of sleep
  • Avoid intake of alcohol or cigarettes 
  • Have a balanced diet that also includes green vegetable and fruits
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