Definition of Spondylitis:

Inflammation of one or more vertebrae.

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Ankylosing Spondylitis

...the condition
“Ankylosing spondylitis is an autoimmune disease which affects collagen structures, specifically the joints between the vertebrae of the spine...”
...relationship to Bacterial Dysbiosis
“Intestinal overgrowth of an organism called Klebsiella plays a role in determining who is affected by ankylosing spondylitis and how severely...”
...recommendation Grain-free Diet
“In an attempt to confirm a connection between Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) and Klebsiella, doctors at Kings College introduced a low starch diet to AS patients, along with medication to control symptoms...”
...recommendation Lei Gong Teng
“Ankylosing spondylitis responded to TP (polyglycoside extract of Tripterygium wilfordii Hook F), sulfasalazine and methotrexate with effectiveness rates of 85%, 60% and 60% respectively after 6 months of...”
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Crohn's Disease

...the condition
“...Gastrointestinal bleeding, Impaired intestinal absorption, Amyloidosis, Arthritis – synovial fluid similar to that of rheumatoid arthritis, but with negative rheumatoid factor, Ankylosing spondylitis.”
...relationship to Ankylosing Spondylitis
“Bowel inflammation is somehow tied to the development of ankylosing spondylitis and this is the reason why people with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis are at increased risk of the illness.”

Fluoride Toxicity

...the condition
“...cancer, kidney dysfunction, osteosarcoma, low birth weight, candidiasis, multiple sclerosis, oral squamous cell carcinoma, Parkinson's disease, seizures, slurred speech, skin irritations, ankylosing spondylitis, telangiectasia, thrombosis, ulcerative colitis, uterine cancer, vaginal bleeding, weak pulse.”

Gluten Sensitivity / Celiac Disease

...the condition
“...Frequent muscle spasms (especially in the legs); A Fibromyalgia diagnosis; An autoimmune arthritis diagnosis (rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, psoriatic arthritis, reactive arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, Sjogren's); Bone pain; Growing pains; Osteoporosis or osteopenia; Metabolism, Reproductive and Hormonal Symptoms Fatigue; Inability to lose weight; Difficulty falling asleep or staying...”

Hot Applications (Thermotherapy)

...as a treatment
“...Types of arthritis that may benefit from thermotherapy include ... Ankylosing spondylitis...”
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...the condition
“...These are called connective tissue diseases and include: rheumatoid arthritis, sarcoidosis, lupus, scleroderma, Behcet's disease, ankylosing spondylitis, Reiter's disease, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and B-27 disease...”
...relationship to Ankylosing Spondylitis
“The eye is the most common organ affected by ankylosing spondylitis.  Iritis occurs from time to time in one-fourth of those with the condition.”

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

...recommendation NSAIDs
“Indomethacin is frequently more effective than aspirin in treating individuals with pauciarticular arthritis of the lower extremities and ankylosing spondylitis.  The recommended dose is 1.5-3mg/kg/day and should not exceed 250mg/day.”

Low Back Pain

...relationship to Ankylosing Spondylitis
“The inflammation occurring in cases of ankylosing spondylitis usually starts around the sacroiliac joints i.e. the areas where the lower spine is joined to the pelvis...”


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“...Children who have arthritis usually have juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile spondylitis, lupus, Kawasaki's disease, or Still's disease.”


...as a treatment
“...Studies also show that pregnenolone is effective in relieving the symptoms of the inflammatory joint disease, ankylosing spondylitis.  Unlike DHEA, which converts to estrogen and testosterone, pregnenolone is converted directly to progesterone...”


...relationship to Ankylosing Spondylitis
“Ankylosing spondylitis may be associated with psoriasis...”

Ulcerative Colitis

...relationship to Ankylosing Spondylitis
“See the link between Crohn's Disease and Ankylosing Spondylitis.”
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