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Self Care

Self-Care Tips for Psoriatic Arthritis

With psoriatic arthritis, it is critical to fasten your own oxygen mask before helping others. Here are nine practical tips for practicing self-care.

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Comfortable In My Own Skin

The 9 Best All-Natural Remedies to Soothe Your Skin

Commercial beauty products can be irritating to the skin, especially if you have psoriasis. Learn about some all-natural alternatives that can soothe your skin.

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Living With

7 Fun Summer Activities for Psoriatic Arthritis

Don’t let your psoriatic arthritis get in the way of summer fun. Enjoy the season by trying some of these activities, a list compiled especially for you.

How-Tos

10 Tips for Flying with Psoriatic Arthritis

Wondering how to stay comfortable and avoid PsA flare-ups when you are 30,000 feet in the air? Here are some practical tips to use when traveling.

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Parenting

Living With Psoriatic Arthritis: Lessons You’re Teaching Your Children

Ever wonder what your kids will gain from your experience living with psoriatic arthritis? Do strength, persistence, and resilience come to mind? Here are just a few lessons you are teaching them.

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Symptoms

Have Psoriatic Arthritis Symptoms? Get Them Checked out ASAP

Need some motivation to get your psoriatic arthritis symptoms checked out by a physician? Here are five good reasons you shouldn’t delay your visit.

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5 Tasty Smoothies for Rheumatoid Arthritis

These RA-friendly smoothie recipes are packed with healthy and delicious anti-inflammatory ingredients.

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Living With

Crohn’s Disease: How to Choose the Right College

Searching for the best college? If you’re living with Crohn’s, here are some extra considerations you should take into account.

Treatment

10 Ways to Have Beautiful Nails With Psoriasis

Psoriasis can impact your fingernails and toenails. Here are ways to handle that, including wearing gloves and trying different treatments.

Nutrition

The Best Smoothies for Psoriatic Arthritis

If you are living with psoriatic arthritis, try these smoothie recipes that are chock-full of foods known to help you feel your best.