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27 Gifts for Someone with Ankylosing Spondylitis

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While gift-giving is common for special occasions and during the holiday season, people living with Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) could use a little extra love year-round. Here’s a long list of items I use almost daily (I really have used all these items recently)! The prices I included are as of the date this was written:

Hot or cold? 

1. A heated mattress pad – this is my fall-through-spring bed staple item, and my cats love it too.

2. A moist heat heating pad. My favorite brand is Battle Creek, but be aware that their products get super hot!

3. A simple bean or rice microwave heating pad or sock. You can even make these at home using – you guessed it – a (clean) sock and a couple cups of rice. Please research this before making!

Things to wear

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