Arthritis & Joints

Psoriatic Arthritis

The latest news and trends on psoriatic arthritis, including symptoms to watch out for, treatment options, and how to manage the condition at home and work.

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Nutrition

Be a Better Cook With Psoriatic Arthritis

A PsA diagnosis doesn't mean you have to give up cooking. Here are helpful tips to make time in the kitchen less stressful on your joints.

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Psoriatic Arthritis

Is It Time For New Treatment?

If you’re unhappy with the condition of your skin or joints with psoriasis or psoriatic athritis, don’t settle. You owe it to yourself to talk with your doctor about changing treatments. Here, experts offer tips on how to start that conversation.

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Living With

Cooking Doesn't Have to Be a Pain!

Psoriatic arthritis stealing your kitchen joy? We've got tips guaranteed to make meal prep a whole lot easier.

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Treatment

Simple Strategies for Sticking to Your Treatment Plan

Don’t turn taking your psorasis or psoriatic arthritis meds into an uphill battle. Get the facts and stay the course.

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Nutrition

Special Report: What to Eat When You Have Psoriasis or Psoriatic Arthritis

Get the latest diet and food recommendations from the National Psoriasis Foundation medical advisory board.

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Doctor & Patient

Why Everyone with Psoriatic Disease Needs a Primary Care Provider

What does your primary care provider have to do with managing your psoriatic disease? A lot. Two specialists give their top tips for working with your PCP so you can live your healthiest life.

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Work

When Work Stress Makes Psoriasis Worse

One woman shares how she overcame an office bully -- and emerging symptoms of psoriatic arthritis.

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Fitness

How to Stay Active While Protecting Your Joints

A physical therapist shares his best advice for exercising and staying active with psoriatic arthritis (PsA).

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Insurance

Getting by With Psoriatic Arthritis Until You Get Insurance

A Texas man finds the right specialists and gets approved for disability insurance with some help from the Patient Navigation Center.

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Caregiving

They Just Want to Help

How to communicate with your loved ones so you get the support you need for your psoriatic disease without sacrificing your relationship along the way.

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Relationships

Love, Sex, and Psoriasis

As many as 70 percent of people with psoriasis say the condition impacts their sexual relationships. Learn more about what you can do to ease symptoms and improve intimacy.

Meet the Experts

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.
Health Writer
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Since 2004, Dr. Davenport has shared her passion for health and knowledge of the psycho-social aspects of chronic diseases with the HealthCentral community.

Casey Nilsson
Patient Expert
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Casey Nilsson, an award-winning journalist based in Providence, Rhode Island, writes about autoimmune disease for HealthCentral.

Alisha Bridges
Patient Expert
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Public speaker and award-winning writer and community advocate. She has lived and thrived with psoriasis for over two decades.