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Diagnosis

Psoriatic Arthritis: What's Your Type?

Psoriatic arthritis isn't a one-size-fits-all situation. There are five different types, each with its own characteristics and treatment options.

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Doctor & Patient

Meet the Members of Your PsA Treatment Team

Psoriatic arthritis can affect your feet, eyes, joints, and more over your lifetime. Get to know the many specialists who can help you manage your condition.

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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.