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9 Reasons Why a Diagnosis Can Take So Long

Early diagnosis is critical for psoriatic arthritis. Unfortunately, diagnosing psoriatic arthritis can take a long time and may lead to feelings of frustration.

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Psoriatic Arthritis: Need a Treatment Change?

Psoriatic arthritis is unpredictable and progressive: it can worsen gradually, and even imperceptibly. If any of the items on this checklist apply to your condition, it may be time to talk to your doctor about a new treatment plan.

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Coming Soon: A Reliable and Affordable Diagnostic Test for Psoriatic Arthritis

An accurate diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis is critical to effective treatment. Read about the National Psoriasis Foundation's efforts to find a reliable and affordable diagnostic tool for psoriatic arthritis.

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Psoriatic Arthritis or Rheumatoid Arthritis?

The right treatment for psoriatic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis begins with a diagnosis. Here's how you can tell these two conditions apart.

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Are Thyroid Disease and Arthritis Connected?

Did thyroid disease cause your psoriatic arthritis, or was it the other way around. Learn about the links between thyroid disease and inflammatory joint issues.

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10 Must-Read Psoriasis Posts from 2017

If you’ve missed any of our stories this year, now’s the time to read the top 10!

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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Psoriasis?

Test your basic knowledge as well as your assumptions about psoriasis with this simple quiz.

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Does Medical Marijuana Work for Psoriatic Arthritis?

Cynthia Covert found no relief from psoriatic arthritis and fibromyalgia until she starting using medical marijuana.

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The Unspoken Rules of Love When You Have a Chronic Condition

When you have a chronic condition like psoriatic arthritis, your partner is affected too. Here’s how to be supportive and understanding of one another.

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Amberlee's Psoriatic Arthritis Journey With Biologics

After eight years of severe symptoms, Amberlee Barricklow was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis and put on biologics. Here, she talks about her experience with these medications.