ankylosing spondylitis

Symptoms

What will make ankylosing spondylitis worse?

There is one risk factor that is the single most important risk factor for developing a more severe course of AS disease; smoking. If you smoke, please consult with your healthcare provider to devise a plan to help you stop smoking.

SOURCE: Emory University - Department of Human Genetics in collaboration with ThinkGenetic • https://www.thinkgenetic.com/diseases/ankylosing-spondylitis/symptoms/7031 • DATE UPDATED: 2016-06-21

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