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Latest by Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

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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.

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Treatment

Could You Benefit From Psychodermatology?

The goals of psychodermatology are to facilitate research, encourage more collaboration between specialty areas, and improve the quality of care and life of patients.

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Living With

10 Ways to Stay Athletic With Psoriatic Arthritis

A former college athlete shares the expert advice she followed to stay in the game, despite her psoriatic arthritis flare ups.