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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.
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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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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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Wellness With PsA: 8 Reasons to Look Beyond the Scale

Your weight shouldn’t be ignored, but when it comes to monitoring your overall health with psoriatic arthritis, it’s only one piece of the puzzle.

By Rachel Zohn
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How to Spot Psoriatic Arthritis Right Away

Early detection of PsA can prevent permanent joint damage. Watch for these signs.

By Tracy Middleton
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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