Doctors For Ankylosing Spondylitis In Hyderabad

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How can I find treatment of Ankylosing Spondylitis?

Spondylosis refers to an inflammatory condition that causes the vertebrae in the spine to fuse over time. This fusion makes the spine less flexible, resulting in a hunched posture. Breathing deeply can be difficult if the ribs are impacted. Although there is no cure for ankylosing spondylitis, therapies can help to alleviate symptoms and reduce the disease's progression. Therefore, ankylosing spondylitis patients can expect a similar life expectancy as the general population.

Ankylosing Spondylitis Facts and Figures:

Ankylosing spondylitis affects approximately 0.1 to 1.4% of people around the world, including some celebrities. Here are some facts and statistics about Ankylosing Spondylitis in Pakistan according to a study published in the Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences:

Prevalence in Pakistan 0.5 to 1%
Commonly AffectsYoung Adults 
At-Risk GenderMales
Age for Early symptoms20 to 40 years
Average Age for DiagnosisBefore 45 years
Problems related to Ankylosing SpondylitisOsteoporosis, spinal fractures, Cardiovascular disease, Joint damage
Specialists who Treat Ankylosing SpondylitisRheumatologists