Patients Ankylosing spondylitis
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Posted on 4/16/18 3:22 PM
Flares in ankylosing spondylitis can be mild or severe, and can include pain and fatigue.
What helps you personally manage your flares? Is it just your usual pain medication or do you also use complementary medicine, like exercising, hot bath or breathing techniques, or other?
How much time did it take you to understand your flares and to find what works best in your case?
Beginning of the discussion - 4/25/18What is for you the best way to manage a flare https://www.carenity.co.uk/forum/ankylosing-spondylitis/living-with-ankylosing-spondylitis/what-is-for-you-the-best-way-to-manage-a-flare-2280
Posted on 4/25/18 3:18 PM
I do use my usual meds and maybe Tramadol injections which tend work much quicker. I use hot packs on the the most painful parts and rest if I can.Often a flare is followed by extreme fatigue so when that happens I just sleep.
Posted on 4/28/18 12:08 AM
A cocktail of Gabapentin, Tramadol and Paracetamol usually does the trick but I feel really washed up for quite a while afterwards.
Just get on with it. Usually sleep for a while, and wait for the next flare.....
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