Julie Cerrone Croner

Patient Advocate

Julie Cerrone Croner is a Certified Holistic Health Coach, Patient Empowerer, Yoga Instructor, Autoimmune Warrior and the Award Winning Blogger behind It's Just A Bad Day, NOT A Bad Life. When she’s not empowering chronically fabulous patients to live their best lives, she can be found jamming out to Celine Dion, cooking, geeking out over health-related things or enjoying life in Pittsburgh, PA with her husband and daughter.

Latest by Julie Cerrone Croner

10 Tips for Managing Hand Pain
Living With

Tips for Managing Hand Pain with Psoriatic Arthritis

You don't have to stuggle in silence with psoriatic arthritis. Try these 10 tips to prevent and soothe the pain of joint inflammation.

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Holiday Cooking & Recipes

Eating Vegan-Paleo for Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis

The paleo diet is a hot trend these days, and vegan paleo goes an extra step that can help with psoriatic arthritis by cutting out some common trigger foods.

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7 Ways to Manage Psoriatic Arthritis During Pregnancy

Having a baby when you live with psoriatic arthritis often means stopping certain treatments. These 7 tips offer alternatives to help you keep symptoms at bay.

Woman walking with her dog, having a plan for flare ups keeps her going.
Managing Flares

10 Red Flags of a Psoriatic Arthritis Flare

Recognize psoriatic arthritis before it flares. Pay attention to these 10 red flags to make changes early before the joint pain gets worse.

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10 Key Autoimmune Symptoms to Track

Identifying your own psoriatic arthritis triggers can help you take a personalized approach to managing your condition.

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Living With

World Psoriasis Day: 10 Ways to Become a Psoriasis Advocate

Become a psoriasis advocate on World Psoriasis Day and share your experience and knowledge with others. Patient expert Julie Cerrone Croner offers ten creative suggestions.

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Psoriatic Arthritis Meds While Pregnant?

Have you found out you’re pregnant unexpectedly, while taking medication for your chronic condition? Don’t panic. These tips can help.

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Autoimmune Diseases

Is Gluten-Free Good for Psoriasis?

Gluten can be a major trigger for some people with psoriasis. Here's why you might want to try a gluten-free diet, and why it could take time to see results.

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Try a Psoriatic Arthritis Elimination Diet

Elimination diets for psoriatic arthritis are more than just a fad. Learn how one could help you identify specific triggers to better control your disease.

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Use These Foods to Fight Psoriatic Arthritis

The right foods can make a huge difference to your health and help reduce psoriatic arthritis flares. Is your diet up to par?