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This Inflammatory Condition Affects Many Men

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Common Inflammatory Condition

Pain and stiffness that gets worse at night, in the morning and after prolonged activity. Do you experience these symptoms? This condition is known as ankylosing spondylitis and a majority of those who experience it are men.

According to Dr Warren Fong,  Consultant, Department of Rheumatology & Immunology, Singapore General Hospital. “Locally, a majority of our patients are males (about 75 per cent) and Chinese (about 80 per cent).”

Ankylosing Spondylitis is a type of arthritis that typically affects the joints of the spine. Patients may experience fatigue and find it difficult to get out of bed or even walk.

Want to know more? Read more about it here: “You’ve probably never heard of it, but ankylosing spondylitis affects many men

 

 

 

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