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Latest by Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Lifestyle

9 Drinks to Avoid With Acid Reflux

Some foods and drinks are more likely to trigger reflux symptoms than others.

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How-Tos

5 Ways to Prevent Falls With Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis can affect balance and lead to falls, which lead to other health complications. Here are five practical ways to minimize your risk of falling.

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Self Care

10 Things to Do as a Caregiver When You Feel Like You're Not Keeping Up

Before you beat yourself up because your mom or dad have shaggy hair or haven't been to the dentist in way too long – take a look in the mirror. You may be overdue on some things for yourself, too.

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Living With

Does Psoriatic Arthritis Make You Anxious?

Social anxiety is a powerful mental health issue faced by many people living with psoriatic arthritis. Here are 3 tips to feel more at ease with your condition.

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Risk Factors

Psoriasis: 5 Tips to Protect Your Eyes

The inflammatory nature of psoriasis can increase risk of developing eye disorders such as uveitis, dry eye, and conjunctivitis. Learn five tips for protecting your eyes.

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Treatment

Combined Clinics for Psoriatic Arthritis

Combined Dermatology-Rheumatology clinics are popping up across the U.S. to treat psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Learn why a collaborative approach is best.

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Foot Care

Psoriatic Arthritis: 9 Ways to Show Your Feet Some Love

Foot pain often comes with psoriatic arthritis and can lead to other complications. Protect and be good to your feet with these nine tips.

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Managing Flares

9 Ways to Prepare for a Psoriatic Arthritis Flare-Up

It’s more difficult to manage a psoriatic arthritis flare-up after it’s happened. Be proactive and follow these steps to prepare beforehand.

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Living With

Crohn's: 9 Tips for Moving to a New City

Making a big move to a new place? Here's how you can make the transition as smooth as possible when you have IBD.

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Psoriasis

Stress and Psoriasis: Why Play Is Important

Go back to the sandbox of your youth and figure out how to play again. It can help you manage your psoriasis and general health.