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At we empower people living with this chronic health condition and caregivers to take control of axial spondyloarthritis by providing a platform to learn, educate, and connect with peers and healthcare professionals. (AxSpA) can have an enormous impact on the lives of people living with this condition along with their loved ones. Whether you have just started experiencing the early signs and symptoms of axial spondyloarthritis or have been living with axSpA for years, strives to provide you with tools and resources to help manage your disease. Although there is no cure for axSpA, we hope the information provided by patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals at will help improve your quality of life.

NOTE: Only you and your healthcare provider can decide which treatments are right for you. Do not stop taking or change a treatment or prescription medicine, or the way you use them, without first consulting your healthcare provider. At, we strive to provide you with the most accurate and relevant information. We use only trustworthy sources, National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and peer-reviewed journals among others. We follow the principles of the Health On the Net Foundation to provide transparent and reliable health information. also features articles contributed by Physicians, Patient Advocates or other Healthcare Experts. We may also have “Guest Experts” who contribute articles on specific topics featured in the Newsfeed. The author of each of these articles is clearly marked along with a link to the author’s profile. does not edit the content of these articles, as they represent the thoughts, opinions, and judgment of their authors.

We also encourage individuals touched by axial spondyloarthritis to share their experiences with the community. We welcome your questions, comments, and suggestions! Please e-mail us at and we will respond promptly. accepts responsible advertising and sponsorships; however, sponsors do not influence editorial content in any way. Advertisements and any sponsor-provided content will be clearly and unambiguously marked and thus easily distinguishable from editorial content. Revenue generated from these sponsorships helps us continue developing and improving the site to meet your needs with the most current information and tools available. is brought to you by Health Union, LLC, which does not manufacture, distribute, market or sell any product to cure, diagnose or prevent ankylosing spondylitis or any health condition. Health Union, LLC is an independent company and is not owned in whole or in part by any pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device or other healthcare services entity.