It Is One Of The Rheumatic Diseases, Which Is A Chronic Inflammation That Causes Arthritis Of The Spine And Sacroiliac Joint-The Joint At The Base Of The Spine Where The Spinal Column Joints The Pelvis. Ankylosis Means The Fusion Of Vertebrae To Each Other. The Vertebrae Fuse Together Because Of the Chronic Inflammation and Irritation Of The Spinal Joints. Ankylosis is a Debilitating Conditions That Can Cause Decrease Range Of Movement In The Spine And Loss Of Spinal Mobility And Function. It Can Lead To Inflammation In Other Parts Of The Body Such As The Joints Of The Hips, Knee Or Shoulders. The Disease Leads To Fatigue, insomnia Depression Anxiety Strain Stress Frustration Etc. Respiratory Problems, Psoriasis And Bowel Disease Are Also Associated With It. The Disorders Is More Common With Men.
Ankylosing Spondylitis According To Ayurveda:
Ayurveda Has A deep Understanding Of The Causative Factors Of A.D And Clearly Explain The Pathogenesis And Treatment Line To Follow.
According To Ayurveda Rheumatic Pains Are Due To Formation Of Toxins In The Body Called Aama According To Modern Science, The Toxins Can Be Correlated With Auto Antibodies Which Are Body’s Own Defense Systems Destroying Body’s Own Tissues. These Toxins Are known As Aama In Ayurvedic Terminology. So The Concept Of Treating Ankylosing Spondylitis Is Digesting The Aama.
Symptoms and Signs Of A.S:
Slow Or Gradual onset or Back pain And Stiffness Over Week Or Months Rather Than Hours Or Days.
Early Morning Stiffness And Pain, Wearing Off Which Reduces During The Day With Exercise.
Loss Of Appetite, Weight Loss In The Initial Stage.