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Dear Family: It's Not the Turkey That’s Making Me Tired

The holidays offer an opportunity for a young woman to explain her psoriatic arthritis to her family.

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Can Fire Ants Tame Psoriasis?

When a filmmaker was bitten by fire ants during a shoot in Central America, her psoriasis improved. Then she discovered research that backed up the use of the insects’ venom to reduce flares.

Psoriasis Myths and Facts

Psoriasis affects approximately 7.5 million Americans, yet myths about the condition abound. Here, we clear up common misconceptions.

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5 Ways to Raise Awareness of Psoriasis

These strategies will help educate people about what psoriasis is—and isn’t—as well as reduce stigma around the disease.

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My 4 Biggest Psoriasis Triggers

Psoriasis triggers are different for everyone. These are the four that cause me flares almost every time, including swimming, hot showers, and alcohol.

10 Strategies for Staying Active With Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis

Exercise is important for anyone with a chronic illness. Here’s how to get going.

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3 Benefits of Weight Loss on Psoriasis

If you’re overweight, shedding the pounds may improve your psoriasis.

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How to Manage Multiple Illnesses

Have you been newly diagnosed with multiple illnesses? Check out these tips on how to live a thriving life while managing multiple diseases.

Travel Tips with Psoriasis

Traveling with psoriasis doesn't have to be a hassle. With a little advance planning, and these tips, you'll be on your way to a more comfortable getaway.

Intimacy and Psoriasis: Overcoming Fears

The desire to hide psoriasis can extinguish a budding romance. Here’s what you can do conquer this anxiety.