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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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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.

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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.

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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.