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9 Ways to Prepare for a PsA Flare

Follow these 9 suggestions to stop psoriatic flare-ups early by being proactive about reducing stress and inflammation.

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Doctor’s Orders: Your Psoriasis Needs a Vacay

Set your out-of-office. Hide your to-do list. Here are stress-reducing vacation ideas that can help clear psoriasis flares.

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A Super Fun Way to Blow Off Steam After Work

Tough day at the job? Stress relief may be a digital game download away, says new study.

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Psoriasis Shampoos for $10 or Less

These psoriasis products are easy on your scalp and your budget.

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Caregiving Pain: What’s in a Name?

Having a person with dementia forget your name is among the most painful parts of the illness and caregiving. A veteran caregiver shares stories to help you feel less alone and tips for handling the hurt.

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How to Stay Positive While Caregiving

When surrounded by illness and burdened by menial tasks, it can be easy for caregivers to slide into negative thinking. Here are some practical strategies to stay positive.

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The Coconut Oil Debate and Psoriasis

A Harvard professor calls coconut oil pure poison, but many people with psoriasis swear by it. What’s the bottom line? Casey Nilsson weighs in.

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9 Things I Do Every Day to Beat Depression

From time in the woods to deep breathing to paying it forward, learn how Mental Health Editor Therese Borchard beats depression.

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10 Lessons of Depression

Depression can be the teacher of invaluable lessons. Here are some from depression patient advocate Therese Borchard.

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How to Get Emotional Support as a Man

Mental health advocate Mike Veny offers strategies to break through the stoic wall of male emotions and get the support you need.