At What Age Does Ankylosing Spondylitis Usually strikes?

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At What Age Does Ankylosing Spondylitis Usually strikes?

Just like other diseases, it is not possible to predict when ankylosing spondylitis will strike. But we have some data which can tell us about the average age of onset of ankylosing spondylitis.

Although, it can happen to any Ages. However, it typically develops at the age of 10 to 30. Ankylosing Spondylitis first start from Sacroiliac joints (SI). You may also feel pain in ankle knees the comes and goes.

As well as, you may also feel pain and stiffness in the morning or after when you do not work for a while. Other Symptoms may include pain and stiffness in different parts of the joint e.g. Neck, Shoulder, Wrist, Finger, Eyes, etc.

It might leave all of us surprised, but an average patient of ankylosing spondylitis starts attaining its symptoms by the days of his teenage.

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An average patient of ankylosing spondylitis starts showing the symptoms by the age of 17 to 23. By the age of 30, every person with the fate of AS starts manifesting all the symptoms.

Only around 5% of individuals start exhibiting these traits by the age of approximately 40. From there on, it stays forever. Seriously? Yes. It does.

The average age of onset and genetic risk factors are almost same in both men and women. But, this is just an average data. Ankylosing spondylitis could be seen in older individuals as well as in juveniles as well.

To some out there this article might have been a complete waste of resources, as the onset could take place at any time. But nope, my friend. You are wrong here.

Using these stats, we can start taking possible precautions to avoid any such condition from affecting our lives. It’s good to brace yourselves when you have time in your hand.

Well, that’s all for now. For more such articles, please stay tuned. Till then, Adios Amigos. Cheers!!

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