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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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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.

All natural home remedies.
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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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.

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Is Psoriatic Arthritis Hurting Your Back?

You don't have to live with back pain from psoriatic arthritis. Here are 8 ways to manage back pain using both medications and natural approaches.

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Nutrition

Avoid Certain Foods With Acid Reflux?

If you live with acid reflux, friends have probably recommended that you cut certain foods — like coffee — from your diet, but does any evidence support this?