Ankylosing Spondylitis Symptom Checklist

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					Ankylosing Spondylitis Symptom Checklist
Have you experienced any of the following?


        Back pain / stiffness which had a gradual onset



        Early morning pain / stiffness which reduces with movement



        Feeling better after exercise and worse after rest



        Sleep disturbance, particularly second half of the night



        Persistence of the above symptoms for more than 3 months



        Pain relieved for a time after a shower or bath



        Inflammation of the iris, within the eye



        Symptoms which began in late teens or 20's




        Source: Ankylosing Spondylitis International Federation




     If you think that you have some or all of the typical symptoms described here we
  recommend that next time you visit your Primary Care Physician you take this checklist
           with you and discuss the symptoms you are experiencing with them.




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