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Alternative Treatments for Ankylosing Spondylitis

Alternative and complementary therapies list for Ankylosing Spondylitis:

Alternative treatments, complementary therapeutic options, or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly helpful for Ankylosing Spondylitis may include:

  • Core strengthening exercise
  • Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM)
  • Bromelain
  • Valerian
  • Glucosamine sulfate
  • Chondroitin sulfate
  • S-adenosyl-L-methionine (SAMe)
  • Acupuncture
  • Turmeric
  • Ginger
  • Mahanarayan oil
  • Guggul
  • Omega-3 fatty acids
  • LNA (alpha-linolenic acid)
  • EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid)
  • DHA (docosahexaenoic acid)
  • GLA (gamma-linolenic acid)
  • Evening primrose oil
  • Avoid hydrogenated oils
  • Acupressure
  • Hara breathing
  • Mind-body exercise
  • Relaxation
  • Diet low in saturated fat
  • Fish
  • Unprocessed food
  • Avoid caffeine
  • Avoid alcohol
  • Avoid refined sugar
  • Avoid salt
  • Olive oil
  • Juniper, lavender, cypress and rosemary oil in Epsom salt bath
  • Lavender and cypress oil in Epsom salt bath
  • Ginger chicken soup
  • Ayurvedic cleansing program (panchakarma)
  • Ginger tea with castor oil-by mouth
  • Simhanada guggulu-by mouth
  • Chitrak, and adhivati supplement-by mouth
  • Kaishore guggulu-by mouth
  • Cool castor oil
  • Cool coconut oil
  • Sandalwood paste
  • Ayurvedic dietary changes
  • Yoga
  • Breathing exercises
  • Amalaki tea

Unlabelled Alternative Drug Treatments

These alternative drug therapies have been listed by various sources as possible alternative treatments for Ankylosing Spondylitis:

  • Celecoxib
  • Celebrex
  • Rofecoxib
  • Vioxx
  • Valdecoxib
  • Bextra
  • Etanercept
  • Enbrel
  • TNFR:Fc
  • Oxicams
  • Alti-Piroxicam
  • Apo-Piroxicam
  • Brexidol
  • Dom-Piroxicam
  • Feldene
  • Med-Pirocam
  • Novo-Pirocam
  • Nu-Pirox
  • Sulfasalazine
  • Alti-Sulfasalazine
  • Azaline
  • Azulfidine
  • Azulfidine EN-Tabs
  • PMS Sulfasalazine
  • PMS Sulfasalazine E.C
  • Salazopyrin
  • Salazopyrin EN
  • SAS-Enema
  • SAS Enteric-500
  • SAS-500
  • Sulfazine EC

Warning About Alternative Treatments

Always check with your doctor or qualified medical professional before using any alternative or complementary treatment, or before stopping or changing any other treatment to use alternative approaches. Some treatments or preventatives may be of dubious value, and certain alternative treatments can be dangerous in some cases.

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