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Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Health Writer

Dr. Davenport is the founder of Tracyshealthyliving.com Using the latest scientific research, she helps people live their healthiest lives via one-on-one coaching, corporate talks, and sharing the more than 1,000 health-related articles she's authored. Find her on social media @drinksmoothies.

Latest by Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

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Parenting

Living With Psoriatic Arthritis: How to Find Pride as a Parent

Ever wonder what your kids will gain from your experience living with psoriatic arthritis? Do strength, persistence, and resilience come to mind?

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How-Tos

10 Tips for Flying with Psoriatic Arthritis

Wondering how to stay comfortable and avoid PsA flare-ups when you're 30,000 feet in the air? These practical tips can help you stay comfortable and flare-free when you fly.

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Nutrition

The Best Smoothies for Psoriatic Arthritis

If you live with psoriatic arthritis, you should try these delicious smoothie recipes made with anti-inflammatory ingredients to help you feel your best.

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Living With

Crafting With Psoriatic Arthritis

Crafting provides a lot of health benefits, but it can be hard if PsA hurts your joints. Try these tips and tricks to help you do more crafting projects.

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Managing Flares

How to Manage Psoriatic Arthritis Soreness

If soreness from your psoriatic arthritis is preventing you from living well, use these suggestions to help reduce your aches and feel your best.

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Self Care

10 Reasons You Shouldn’t Feel Guilty Putting Yourself First

Did you know self care is one of the best ways you can keep depression, inflammation, resentment, and other psoriatic disease complications at bay?

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Treatment

10 Relaxation Techniques for Psoriasis

Living with psoriasis? Reduce your stress with these helpful relaxation techniques.

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Self Care

9 Self-Care Tips for Psoriatic Arthritis

Make self-care for psoriatic arthritis your first priority with these nine practical tips for staying prepared and reducing stress.

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Comfortable In My Own Skin

Psoriasis: 9 Ways to Cope With Body Image Issues

How we feel when we look in the mirror can impact our mental health, relationships, and careers.

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Personal Narrative

Pregnant at 40: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Tracy didn’t plan to get pregnant at 40 years old. But now, 15 years later, she wouldn’t change a thing.