Errr.. Hellooo, may I have the seat please?

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From far, a fine young man approaches the bustop. Smartly dressed, suave looking but you felt something is wrong with him.
You couldn’t care much as everyone is getting ready to rush on board the same bus. It was way too crowded, people are really trying to get a seat.

Happily, you found a seat and you sat down quickly. While adjusting your belongings, a calm and soft voice came towards you.
You looked up and it is that fine young man. He gently asked if he could have that much sought after seat you just sat.

That moment, you felt “WHY me”? “WHY you”? “I am in my fifties but you are youthful and fit”.
“I think I needed the seat more than you”….you stood up feeling weird and allow him to sit. You can feel strange pairs of eyes start glancing you and the young man.
The young man thank you sincerely and shared “He is currently in pain”.

Do you know a young person could have body condition “Ankylosing Spondylitis”?
It is an inflammatory condition where it affects the spine. It causes progressive stiffness and pain.
This condition are caused by HLA B27 Gene. Around 90% of patients having “Ankylosing Spondylitis” will have this particular gene.
However, only 2% having the gene will developed “Ankylosing Spondylitis”.

Conditions may get worst where the fusion of the spin between Sacroiliac Joints & Vertebral Column.

Visit this youtube link to understand more about “Ankylosing Spondylitis”.

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This post is contributed by: Rick Ng

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