Facts and Figures
  • Your finger nails can be a clue to diagnosing Psoriatic Arthritis.
  • Spondyloarthritis patients have a 7-9% higher risk for developing inflammatory bowel disease.
  • The HLA-B27 gene is closely associated with spondyloarthritis. The gene occurs at different rates in different populations, ranging from 0% for Bantu
  • Your disease will progress faster if you smoke and, if you are taking a TNF Inhibitor, your response to it may be impaired. Smoking results in poorer