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Psoriatic Arthritis: Need a Treatment Change?

There are too many treatment options to settle for one that’s not working. Watch for these red flags that suggest it’s time to talk to your doctor about switching things up.

By Amy Marturana Winderl
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More Than Just an Itch: How Skin Conditions Impact Your Mental Health

Chronic itch is more than skin deep, research says it can set your mental health back, too (not cool!). Here are some techniques to calm your skin and your mind.

By Lara DeSanto
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The New Psoriasis Guidelines That May Finally Get You the Treatment You Need

A new, simplified method of grading psoriasis severity proves that when it comes to treating chronic skin conditions one size does not fit all.

By Claire Gillespie
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12 Ways to Get Relief From Psoriatic Arthritis Pain

Medication isn’t the only way to soothe psoriatic arthritis soreness. Here, experts offer their best tips to relieve pain and live better every day.

By Amy Marturana Winderl
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Fight Psoriatic Inflammation With These 8 Food Rules

There’s no magic food that will instantly eliminate symptoms of psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis, but there are some simple guidelines proven to help.

By Rachel Zohn
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9 Stupid Things People Say About Psoriasis

Whether they're said out of love or just being rude, many comments about psoriasis are stupid and inaccurate. Read some of the worst I've heard over the years.

By Alisha Bridges
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9 Ways to Keep Costs Down for Psoriasis

Psoriasis treatment is expensive – costing the average person $8000 a year. Casey Nilsson offers some creative ideas for cost savings, from coupons to patient assistance.

By Casey Nilsson
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5 Health Advantages of Owning a Pet When Living With Psoriasis

You'd think pets would be a problem with psoriasis, but furry friends actually offer many health advantages for those who live with psoriasis.

By Alisha Bridges
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Why Minorities Don't Participate in Psoriasis Studies

Persons of color have unique psoriasis needs. If they are not accessed in clinical trials, then we will continue to be at the short end of finding a successful treatment for our diseases. Learn more.

By Alisha Bridges
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How Dry Am I? How Weather Affects Your Psoriasis

Stephanie Stephens highlights the research on how weather affects psoriasis, including humidity and sun exposure.

By Stephanie Stephens