Psoriasis

Answers to your top questions about living with psoriasis, including advice and wisdom about treatments, dating, switching medications, pregnancy, relationships, and more.

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Why Take Part in Patient Advocacy?

Six HealthCentral patient advocates spanning psoriasis, ankylosing spondylitis, breast cancer, multiple sclerosis, caregiving for those with dementia including Alzheimer’s disease, and mental health concerns, discuss why they take part in patient advocacy.

By Erin L. Boyle

What to Do After Diagnosed With Psoriasis

You've been diagnosed with psoriasis. Now what? This informative list guides you to your next steps, including short-term and long-term strategies for living with psoriasis.

By Claire Gillespie

Parenting With Psoriatic Arthritis? Tips to Make Your Job Easier

Managing psoriatic arthritis as a parent is no small feat. It requires organization, creativity, and lots of patience. Here are some tips to make your job easier.

By Casey Nilsson

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.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

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.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

A Psoriasis-Friendly Workday: Tips to Help You Succeed

Is psoriasis making you uncomfortable at work or getting in the way of productivity? Here are some tips to help you succeed at work with psoriasis.

By Eileen Bailey

Living With Psoriatic Arthritis and Caring For a Newborn: Lessons Learned

Want advice on living with psoriatic arthritis and caring for your newborn? Learn from a woman who has just been there, bought the t-shirt, and has taken notes.

By Julie Cerrone Croner

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.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Treat-to-Target for Psoriatic Arthritis?

The treat-to-target strategy has been used widely for patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Now it’s being considered for psoriatic arthritis, as well. Learn more.

By Casey Nilsson

Embarrassed by Your Psoriasis? You’re Not Alone

Tempted to bury your head in between your legs after an awkward moment involving your psoriasis? Laughter is the best medicine. Enjoy some anecdotes by others in the club and feel less alone.

By Alisha Bridges