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Why It's Hard to Regulate Your Body Temp When You Have MS

With MS, it can be difficult to get your body temperature just right. You’re too hot or too cold, sweaty or frigid. Understanding this symptom is half the battle.

By Lisa Emrich
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Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria: Skincare Advice

The best time to step up your skin health game is when chronic idiopathic urticaria goes into remission. Here are the top skin health tips to protect against another outbreak.

By Eileen Bailey
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Chronic Hives: How to Avoid Heat-Related Flares

If you get itchy, burning heat hives when the weather warms up, try these tips for keeping your skin cool.

By Eileen Bailey
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Joint-Friendly Flexibility Moves for Psoriatic Arthritis

Help keep your PsA pain in check with stretches and exercises that are gentle enough to do every day.

By Elizabeth Millard
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9 Invisible Ways Psoriatic Arthritis Affects Your Body

It’s not just swollen, flaky knuckles. There are many psoriatic arthritis symptoms that you can’t even see. Here are the side effects to look (er, feel) for.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.
Doctor talking to female patient about her eczema.

9 Sneaky Triggers of an Eczema Flare

Learn these surprising red flags so you can thwart an eczema breakout before it thwarts you.

By Krista Bennett DeMaio
Woman walking with her dog, having a plan for flare ups keeps her going.

10 Red Flags of a Psoriatic Arthritis Flare

Recognize psoriatic arthritis before it flares. Pay attention to these 10 red flags to make changes early before the joint pain gets worse.

By Julie Cerrone Croner
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11 Eczema Myths That Can Hurt Your Skin

These untruths have dermatologists scratching their heads. Learn the real deal, improve your skin.

By Krista Bennett DeMaio
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8 Steps to Calming an RA Flare

You might not always be able to prevent a rheumatoid arthritis flare-up, but with these pain-relieving tips at the ready, you can at least show it who's boss.

By Sarah Fielding
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9 Ways to Treat Psoriatic Arthritis

Cosentyx, Taltz, Otezla, oh my! Here's how to navigate finding the best treatment option for you.

By Amy Marturana Winderl