Latest by Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Psoriatic Arthritis: Need a Treatment Change?

Psoriatic arthritis is unpredictable and progressive: it can worsen gradually, and even imperceptibly. If any of the items on this checklist apply to your condition, it may be time to talk to your doctor about a new treatment plan.

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.

Manage Your Next RA Flare With These 10 Tips

Did you know that staying in bed for an rheumatoid arthritis flare isn’t always best? These 10 expert-recommend tips can help you during your next RA flare.

Fall Flavors That Can Help Your RA

Warming up with a bowl of chili or crunching on a sweet apple can actually benefit your rheumatoid arthritis. Check out this fall food guide for people with RA.

10 Natural Ways to Relieve Your Back Pain

Before you request a prescription for your back pain, consider asking your doctor about these natural remedies.

Gut Bacteria: A Key to Future Psoriasis Treatment?

Gut bacteria impacts a number of health conditions. A new study leads to new possibilities for the future treatment of psoriasis.

9 Easy Home Adaptations to Ease Psoriatic Arthritis Symptoms

Falls and achy joints are problematic for people with psoriatic arthritis. Health writer Tracy Davenport provides practical modifications for your home.

Reflux Free Meal Plan for a Week

Looking for meal ideas that won't leave you with reflux? We've got you covered for seven whole days with breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack ideas.

Protein Powders for Teens: Friend or Foe?

Chances are, your teen is consuming some form of protein supplements — whether it’s a powdery drink or a protein-packed granola bar. Protein is everywhere right now, but is it right for your teen? Do they really need that extra boost, or is it unhealthy?

10 Challenges Facing Men With Crohn’s

Crohn’s can affect anyone, regardless of sex, but learning about common challenges you may face as a man with the disease can help you cope.