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Psoriatic Arthritis

8 Things Never to Say to Someone With PsA

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talking into ear
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friends disagree
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Ignorance Can Lead to Insensitivity


lower back pain
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"You're Too Young to Have Arthritis."


young man looking in mirror
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"But you look fantastic!"


discussion at grocery store
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"Have You Tried The X Diet?"


helping friend with hurt knee
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"I Know Exactly How You Feel."


get up
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"You're Just Being Lazy."


wrist pain
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"Yikes. That Looks Painful."


exercise pain
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"I Wish I Could Lie Around All Day, Too."


more ibuprofen
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"You Just Need More Sleep/Sunshine/Aleve."


stop talking
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It's Up to You How Much You Want to Say


Amy Marturana Winderl

Amy Marturana Winderl

@amymarturana

Amy is a freelance journalist and certified personal trainer. She covers a wide range of health topics, including fitness, health conditions, mental health, sexual and reproductive health, nutrition, and more. Her work has appeared on SELF, Bicycling, Health, and other publications. When she's not busy writing or editing, you can find her hiking, cooking, running, or lounging on the couch watching the latest true crime show on Netflix.