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Ankylosing spondylitis: A genetic disorder

Ankylosing spondylitis

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Ankylosing spondylitis: A genetic disorder

Ankylosing spondylitis is a bone disease that mainly causes pain in the sacrum and hip bones. Health experts describe it as a form of arthritis that causes pain from the spine to the neck. In fact, the main cause of neck, waist or back pain is spinal discomfort. It is important to know one thing in this context; spinal pain can be controlled with conventional treatment and physiotherapy. But in 25 percent of cases, the intensity of pain is so high that it becomes difficult to lead a normal life. Due to this problem, many people cannot sit properly. Many patients may also suffer from depression due to this pain. Ankylosing spondylitis causes loss of body flexibility. In this disease, there is always pain in the back and neck due to which the ribs are also affected. This sometimes causes difficulty in breathing.

Ankylosing spondylitis symptoms

According to the doctor, genes, infections, environmental factors etc. can cause a person to develop ankylosing spondylitis. Its symptoms are identified when you feel pain from the neck to the back. Due to which you cannot move these organs properly. Constant back pain, back pain, neck and hip pain can make it difficult to sit for long periods of time. Patients with this disease cannot stand for long. Difficulty doing physical work.

What causes this disease?

A common feature of this disease is the presence of a gene called HLA-B27 present at birth. Pain in the neck, back, waist. Even if the patient suffers from pain for a long time, the spine is curved and the patient becomes hunched. ESR is high in blood. Sometimes eye disease occurs Besides, anemia can also be a symptom of this disease. You can easily get rid of spondylitis by doing exercise and acupressure!

Treatment of ankylosing spondylitis

Although there is no cure for this disease, the pain can be reduced through exercise, the energy of the spine is gradually transmitted, the spine is straightened and the neuro problems are eliminated in the body.

Find out at a glance

Exercises

  1. Solder Exercise: This yoga exercise can be beneficial in case of spondylitis in the neck, back. The process of doing this yoga exercise is to raise and lower both shoulders without moving the body while standing or sitting. Do the first five or six times. Breathing will be normal while doing this exercise.

  2. Flexion Extension: Standing straight, both arms should be straightened once in front of shoulder level. Then send it as far back as possible. In this case, breathing will be normal.

  3. Neck exercise and back belt: Hold both hands close to the neck and push the shoulders back evenly while breathing slowly. Again the neck should be straightened slowly. At this time, both palms should be pressed equally.

  4. Side Tuning: Stand straight and straighten the body with both hands on the waist and rotate once to the right and then to the left. This is how to do this exercise.

  5. Adoption: First, lie straight and raise and lower both legs six inches high, one at a time.

Apart from doing Exercise, you can get benefits if you follow some rules. For example, at least 30 minutes of sunlight should be taken every day, in which vitamin D will fully help in filling calcium deficiency in the body along with pain. If treated at the right time, the symptoms start to subside, and complications such as bone deformities can be relieved. Apart from this, benefits from this disease are also obtained through diet and exercise. Range of motion exercises, strength training exercises increase joint strength. Hot and cold therapy—Hot baths and soaks relieve bone pain.

A diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids, such as seafood, nuts, can help with ankylosing spondylosis. Eat foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and yogurt. It is advised to eat these if you have ankylosing spondylitis.

Start today without worrying. The benefits will begin within a month.

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Raisa Mehzabeen

Raisa Mehzabeen is a contributor to Blitz and a undergraduate student at the Department of Food and Nutrition, College of Applied Human Science in Bangladesh

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