🔗 Ankylosing Spondylitis Resources

More help, support and information

There are lots wonderful online resources which offer help and support for people with ankylosing spondylitis. I’ve tried to include a few of my favourite free resources here.

Charities and non-for-profits who focus on Ankylosing Spondylitis

🔗 The National Axial Spondyloarthritis Society

NASS is a UK based charity who offer great free help, advice and resources on Axial Spondyloarthritis (a subset of Ankylosing Spondylitis).

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🔗 Creaky Joints

Creaky Joints are a US non for profit. They offer clear, accessible support and information for a range of arthritic conditions including Ankylosing Spondylitis.

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🔗 Versus Arthritis

Formerly Arthritis Research UK. Versus Arthritis is a British charity that supports people with arthritis, including AS. They fund research, provide information and resources, and offer support services.

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Essential resources that focus on tackling ‘root cause’ and natural treatments for autoimmune disorders (such as AS)

🔗 KickAS

Fantastic resource and home of the ‘London Diet’. This is a diet which provides relief for thousands of Ankylosing Spondylitis sufferers and one that I’m a big advocate of.

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🔗 Paleo Mom’s Autoimmune Protocol

Dr. Sarah Ballantyne’s AIP diet is a stricter version of the paleo diet and is designed to help people with autoimmune diseases identify and eliminate their food triggers. The website includes meal plans, recipes, and success stories.

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🔗 Autoimmune Wellness

A beautifully put together website set up by  Mickey Trescott and Angie Alt. They both have very personal experiences with autoimmune disease and set up the site to provide information on the AIP diet.

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Friendly and supportive community groups for AS

The KickAS Forum

Over, 13k members, half a million posts and some of the best information on the AS diet I’ve come across online. This is the place that started me – and thousands of others -on a journey to 90%+ pain free with AS. Well worth a deep dive

Ankylosing Spondylitis Reddit

Reddit can be a fantastically useful community channel because valuable posts are upvoted and given priority. This is the subreddit for AS

The Low/No Starch Lifestyle for Ankylosing Spondylitis Facebook ⭐

A wonderfully supportive group run by extremely caring and knowledge moderators. And a fantastic hive mind. This is one of THE support networks to tap into if you follow the Starch Free diet for AS

Standing Strong Together Against Ankylosing Spondylitis Facebook

A small but friendly, kind and supportive group for people with AS to chat and share

Fantastic AS Blogs and Starch Free Recipe Sites

🔗 Starch Free Feasting

This is a wonderful free resource filled with delicious recipes and positive stories. Janneke is a star advocate of managing AS through diet

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