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5 Ways to Confidently Say No if You Have Psoriatic Arthritis

From all-day projects to those to-do lists that wrap around the block, here's how to graciously decline whatever you want, in order to keep PsA flares in check.

By Lambeth Hochwald
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This Is Your Psoriasis on Stress

When you have psoriasis, the state of your condition often mirrors your emotions. Read on to learn why the connection is way more than skin deep.

By Jenn Sinrich
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Is Stressing Making Your RA Flare?

Could be—and that’s no good for body or mind. Use these cues to help manage the anxiety of a rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis as well as any stress-induced symptoms.

By Carin Gorrell
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10 Ways to Chillax for Fewer Hives

No surprise here: Stress can really mess with your skin, especially if you get chronic hives. Reduce flare-ups with this guide filled with relaxation tactics.

By Dori Price
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Help! My Psoriatic Arthritis Treatment Stopped Working

Don't think your meds are pulling their weight? Here are a few possible reasons why that might (or might not!) be the case.

By Lambeth Hochwald
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9 Tips to Manage Stress for Better Health

Increasingly, stress is considered a risk factor for dementia, particularly Alzheimer’s. Stress is also a risk factor for stroke and heart attack as well as a trigger for many diseases from arthritis to psoriasis. Obviously, limiting stress in our lives is a good idea. But how? Simply living what we call modern life seems to make stress the norm.

By Carol Bradley Bursack
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Sleepless Nights Can Up Your Anxiety Levels

If your anxiety levels are through the roof, you may want to check your sleep quality.

By Lara DeSanto
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All the MS Feels

You don't have to get through this alone: We've got expert advice on how to deal with the emotional mashup that can follow a multiple sclerosis diagnosis.

By Hallie Levine
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Launched and Living with MS

First job. First apartment. First financial planner (yep, you need one!). There's a lot to look forward to in your 20s, and a lot you can do to make sure multiple sclerosis doesn't get in the way.

By Hallie Levine
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Can Your Job Give You Type 2 Diabetes?

It might...especially if your work leaves you chronically stressed out. Even if you can't change your job, we'll show you how to find calm.

By Mary Shomon