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.

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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Finding Emotional Health With Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis can create a range of emotions that are a necessary and important part of our survival.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Should You Lay Off the Cheese and Yogurt — Or Load Up?

Conflicting research says that for some inflammatory conditions, dairy is harmful, while for others, it’s actually helpful. Find out if your condition is one that should be loading up on cheese, or ridding dairy altogether.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Can Vegan Paleo Work For Psoriatic Arthritis?

The paleo diet is a hot trend these days, and vegan paleo goes an extra step that can help with psoriatic arthritis by cutting out some common trigger foods.

By Julie Cerrone Croner

Try a Psoriatic Arthritis Elimination Diet

Elimination diets for psoriatic arthritis are more than just a fad. Learn how one could help you identify specific triggers to better control your disease.

By Julie Cerrone Croner

Use These Foods to Fight Psoriatic Arthritis

The right foods can make a huge difference to your health and help reduce psoriatic arthritis flares. Is your diet up to par?

By Julie Cerrone Croner

When Other Conditions Accompany Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis often occurs alongside other conditions. Health writer Stephanie Stephens interviews medical experts and highlights what we need to know.

By Stephanie Stephens

9 Tips for Doing Household Chores With Psoriatic Arthritis

Too sore from psoriatic arthritis to do household chores? Read these nine practical tips from health writer Claire Gillespie.

By Claire Gillespie

Tired All the Time? Here’s How to Better Manage Your Energy With PsA

You’d be surprised how little changes can really add up to a better day with psoriatic arthritis.

By Casey Nilsson

9 Ways to Take the Sting Out of Self Injections

If you are interested in biologic treatment for psoriatic arthritis, but are worried about the injections, read these practical tips that can make them more manageable.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

9 Things People with Psoriatic Arthritis Wish Others Knew

If you could have your friends and loved ones understand one aspect of psoriatic arthritis, what would it be? Start with this great list that sheds misconceptions about the condition.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Featured Collections

Managing Psoriatic Arthritis

What's your personal pain scale? Learn how to prevent flares; collaborate with your care team for effective therapies; and adapt your favorite activities to PsA.

Psoriatic Arthritis: How to Adapt and Thrive

Our experts share how they've adapted their homes, workplaces, and hobbies to continue pursuing their daily lives and goals with psoriatic arthritis.

Meet the Experts

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Health Writer

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

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

Alisha Bridges

Patient Expert

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

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Health Writer

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

Health News

3D Imaging Technique Could Improve Arthritis Treatment

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have designed a new technique to monitor joint damage in people with arthritis and detect tiny changes in the joints – a development that could lead to better understanding about how arthritis progresses.

These Healthy Habits Could Add More Than a Decade to Your Life

A healthy lifestyle can help you feel and look your best, but new research published in Circulation, the journal of the American Heart Association (AHA), suggests it can also increase longevity by 14 years for women and 12 years for men.

DASH Diet May Help Relieve Gout

New research shows that the same diet that helps reduce blood pressure can help ease gout symptoms, too.