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pal·li·ate

(pal'ē-āt),
To reduce the severity of; to relieve slightly.
Synonym(s): mitigate
[L. palliatus (adj.), dressed in a pallium, cloaked]

mitigate

(mit′ĭ-gāt″) [L. mitigare, to soften]
To reduce the intensity of an effect; alleviate.
mitigated (-gāt″ĕd), adjectivemitigation (mit″ĭ-gā′shŏn)

mitigate

palliate

pal·li·ate

(pal'ē-āt)
To reduce severity of something; to relieve slightly.
Synonym(s): mitigate.
[L. palliatus (adj.), dressed in a pallium, cloaked]

Patient discussion about mitigate

Q. I have had ankylosing spondilitis for over 25 years. What is available at this point to mitigate the effects?

A. The mainstay of the treatment severe ankylosing spondylitis today are "anti-TNF", drugs that affect the immune system through blocking the action of a protein called TNF.

Other optional treatments include sulfasalazine and thalidomide.
Of course, all these treatments require prescription and consultation with a doctor (in this case usually rheumatologist).

You may read more here: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ankylosingspondylitis.html

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