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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.

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Skin Health

What to Do When Your Psoriasis Gets Worse

Our step-by-step guide will help you take control and get back on the path to healthier skin.

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Fitness

Get Fit in 3 Months With Psoriatic Arthritis

Staying in shape is one way to help control psoriatic arthritis. Start slow and follow this 3-month fitness plan designed for people with inflammatory joint issues.

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College

Can You Vacation With Psoriatic Arthritis?

You can have an exciting vacation with psoriatic arthritis, but you have to plan ahead. These 10 tips can help you have an epic trip flare-free.

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Managing Flares

9 Ways to Prepare for a PsA Flare

Follow these 9 suggestions to stop psoriatic flare-ups early by being proactive about reducing stress and inflammation.

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Doctor & Patient

Getting a Handle on Psoriasis and Anxiety

If you're still looking for proof of the mind-body connection, look no further than the link between psoriasis and anxiety. We've got advice on how to heal both.

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Living With

Best Advice for Hand Psoriasis

Psoriasis is no fun anytime, but it can be particularly difficult when it affects your hands. We've got tips to help you cope.

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Living With

Meet Your Psoriasis Dream Team

It’s about more than managing flares—these professionals can help you with everything from skincare to anxiety and depression.

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Doctor & Patient

10 Clues That It’s Time for a New Derm

Sometimes you and your dermatologist are not a match made in medical heaven. Find out when it's time to move on.

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Preventive Care

Doctor’s Orders: Your Psoriasis Needs a Vacay

Set your out-of-office. Hide your to-do list. Here are stress-reducing vacation ideas that can help clear psoriasis flares.

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Treatment

9 Ways to Take the Sting Out of Self Injections

If you are interested in biologic treatment for psoriatic arthritis, but are worried about the injections, read these practical tips that can make them more manageable.