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How can I prevent ankylosing spondylitis?

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There are no known ways to prevent ankylosing spondylitis. The condition is largely due to genetics, although you may not be aware of anyone in your family with similar symptoms.

SOURCES: 

American College of Rheumatology. 

The Mayo Clinic. 

Spondylitis Association of America. 

Sportsinjuryclinic.net.

Reveille, J. Am J Med Sci., 2011 Apr; 341(4): 284-286.

Brown, M. , Dec. 2005. Arthritis & Rheumatism

FDA. “FDA approves Inflectra, a biosimilar to Remicade.” FDA approves Amjevita, a biosimilar to Humira.”

Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler on December 24, 2018

SOURCES: 

American College of Rheumatology. 

The Mayo Clinic. 

Spondylitis Association of America. 

Sportsinjuryclinic.net.

Reveille, J. Am J Med Sci., 2011 Apr; 341(4): 284-286.

Brown, M. , Dec. 2005. Arthritis & Rheumatism

FDA. “FDA approves Inflectra, a biosimilar to Remicade.” FDA approves Amjevita, a biosimilar to Humira.”

Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler on December 24, 2018

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