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20 Ways To Cope with Fatigue

Jan. 12, 2020

Hello, and welcome to this episode of The Ankylosing Spondylitis Podcast. My name is Jayson Sacco and I want to welcome you to another episode where we're going to talk about something that affects all of us to various degre…

9 Resources for Ankylosing Spondylitis Support

Jan. 5, 2020

Hello, and welcome to 2020. This is The Ankylosing Spondylitis Podcast and my name is Jayson Sacco and thank you for joining me today. You know, as many do on this first day of the year, I've been reflecting on my life and m…

Finding Support and Talking About Ankylosing Spondylitis

Dec. 29, 2019

Hello, and welcome to The Ankylosing Spondylitis Podcast. I can't believe this is the final episode of 2019. So as I wrap up 2019 and look towards 2020, it's just been a fantastic run this year. This is the 30th episode of t…

Pet Peeves Heard About Ankylosing Spondylitis

Dec. 22, 2019

Hello, and welcome to this episode of The Ankylosing Spondylitis Podcast. It's going to sound like a broken record, but I just can't thank all of you listeners enough. It's been incredible the numbers that I keep seeing on t…

5 Things I'm Tired of Hearing About Ankylosing Spondylitis

Dec. 15, 2019

Hello, and welcome to The Ankylosing Spondylitis Podcast. Can you believe that this is almost the end of 2019? Man this year has just flown by. It's been a really, really interesting year for me from the great highs with thi…

Health & Fitness Society & Culture

Matt Burgess - Freedom Fidos

Dec. 11, 2019

Welcome to this episode of The Ankylosing Spondylitis Podcast. I'm very honored today to have Matt Burgess on. Matt is the founder and president of Freedom Fidos , which is a service dog training organization out of Columbus…

Guest: Matt Burgess

Finding A Good Rheumatologist

Dec. 8, 2019

Hello, and welcome to this episode of The Ankylosing Spondylitis Podcast. Again, the show continues to grow by leaps and bounds and we've now been listened to in 54 different countries. I bring that up and tell you all just …

Medicine

New Guidelines for Treating Ankylosing Spondylitis

Dec. 1, 2019

Hello and welcome to this episode of The Ankylosing Spondylitis podcast. My name is Jayson Sacco and I thought we would cover today some new best practices for rheumatologists in working with Ankylosing Spondylitis patients.…

9 Complications of Ankylosing Spondylitis

Nov. 24, 2019

Hello and welcome to this episode of The Ankylosing Spondylitis Podcast. I decided in this episode I was going to kind of revisit some of the areas that we had already touched upon and some issues I’ve been having with my ri…

Diagnosed with Ankylosing Spondylitis, Now What?

Nov. 17, 2019

Hello, and welcome to this episode of The Ankylosing Spondylitis Podcast. This is going to be the 23rd episode already. This is fantastic. In this episode I'm going to talk about, you've been diagnosed with Ankylosing Spondy…

Grieving For My Old Life

Nov. 10, 2019

I apologize about my stuffiness in this episode. My allergies were really bad… Hello and welcome to this episode of the Ankylosing Spondylitis podcast. It's really great to have you all back for another episode. This is goin…

But Women Don't Get AS?

Nov. 3, 2019

Hello, and welcome to The Ankylosing Spondylitis Podcast. Well, this is the month of November and I hope everybody's doing well. First I want to take a minute to talk about the show itself. I cannot thank everybody enough fo…

Health & Fitness Society & Culture

Having a service dog, an interview with Riley Cook

Oct. 27, 2019

In this episode, I speak with Riley Cook about her Ankylosing Spondylitis and her service dog Gatsby and the various ways he helps her on a day to day basis.. Riley has been dealing with AS for about 10 years. A few years ag…

Guest: Riley S. Cook

A Short History of Ankylosing Spondylitis

Oct. 20, 2019

In this episode, I present a brief history of Ankylosing Spondylitis. But first, the Question of the Week; on one of the Facebook Forums, I saw a question related to leg neuropathy from hip surgery. Getting leg neuropathy fr…

10 Natural Treatments to try for Ankylosing Spondylitis

Oct. 13, 2019

In this episode, I look at 10 natural ways to help cope with Ankylosing Spondylitis. As with anything related to the treatment of your medical condition, please consult with your doctors about any exercise or procedures you…

6 Ways I Try to Cope With Depression

Oct. 6, 2019

In this episode, I cover six things that I do or have done to help combat depression partially related to Ankylosing Spondylitis. First I do a Question of the Week. A question listed online asked if stress could trigger a fl…

16 Myths About Ankylosing Spondylitis Treatment

Sept. 24, 2019

In this episode I review and article from drugs.com that discusses The Top 16 Myths About Ankylosing Spondylitis Treatment (https://www.drugs.com/slideshow/ankylosing-spondylitis-treatment-1065). I tackle each myth and apply…

Medicine

Iritis - Oh, my eye!

Sept. 18, 2019

In this episode I discuss my experience with -iritis. If you have Ankylosing Spondylitis, changes are you will get -iritis at some point. Here is my thoughts on -iritis.

Medicine

Sacroiliac Joint Pain - A real pain in the behind

Sept. 1, 2019

In this episode, I take a basic look at Sacroiliac Joint Pain. In my last xray of these joints, I was totally fused. This fusing of the SI Joints affects everyone with AS at one point.

10 Things Not To Say To Someone With Ankylosing Spondylitis

Aug. 25, 2019

In this episode, I review an article titled 10 Things Not To Say To Someone With AS. I applied my experiences to this article and I encourage you to do the same. Mentioned in the show: https://www.healthline.com/health/beyon…

To biologic or not to biologic - My thoughts on Biologics

Aug. 17, 2019

In this episode, I look at some basics of biologics like Enbrel, Humira, Cosentyx and my experience with those items. There are numerous biologics available to patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis and the correct one for you…

My AS Fusion Journey - A short discussion

Aug. 16, 2019

In this short episode, I discuss my fusion journey and some of the things I encountered as well as some of the things I do now to fight off fusion. I reference the following two articles in this episode: https://www.healthli…

My Disability Journey

July 24, 2019

In this episode, I cover some of the basics of my process to get on SSDI. My case was unique compared to many, so please do your research if you are applying for SSDI. My information is in no way legal advice, so please cons…

11 Tips for Living with Chronic Pain

July 21, 2019

In this 9 th episode of The Ankylosing Spondylitis Podcast, I go over 11 tips that can help to live with chronic pain. This article ( https://www.webmd.com/pain-management/guide/11-tips-for-living-with-chronic-pain#2 ) from…