Why It’s So Important to Get Moving with Psoriatic Arthritis-and How to Start

Psoriatic arthritis is a painful and often debilitating disease, and it may seem a little counterintuitive to think that getting your body moving can actually help. But the truth is, even light activity can bring big benefits, and although it might be a little difficult to know how to start, it’s worth the learning curve.

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Psoriatic Arthritis: Is Your Biologic Working?

So, you’re looking for a new psoriatic arthritis treatment, and you and your doctor have decided to give biologic medication a shot. Biologics are newer medicines, derived from living organisms, that target the root of inflammation in your body. They can be a game-changer for many people, allowing patients with all kinds of chronic conditions to overcome debilitating symptoms, but it’s not always easy to tell right away if they’re working. After your first dose, you might feel optimistic that you’re on the path to feeling better. After a few weeks, you might not be so sure. If you find yourself wondering if your biologic medication is working, you aren’t alone.

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Managing Isolation with Psoriatic Arthritis

If you’ve been experiencing feelings of isolation as a result of living with psoriatic arthritis (PsA), then you aren’t alone. Even before we entered the new world of Covid-19, feeling isolated and lonely while attempting to manage psoriatic arthritis was very common. If you add in everything going on in recent months, the number of PsA patients who struggle with feelings of isolation has, understandably, exploded. And these feelings are, at least in my case, the trumpeters that usher in two horsemen of the mental health apocalypse: anxiety and depression. That’s why it’s crucial to be proactive and intentional about how we ride this storm.

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Psoriatic Arthritis and Social Media

Social media is a wonderful thing. It allows us to connect with people all over the world. We can find like-minded individuals, others with the same chronic conditions, and even far-flung relatives with whom we’ve… View Post

Psoriatic Arthritis: Tips for a Strong Relationship

If you have a chronic condition like psoriatic arthritis (PsA) like I do, fostering strong relationships with those closest to you is key, whether with your significant other, friends, or family members. But with so… View Post

Psoriatic-Arthritis.com Article Round-Up

I have had the blessing of being a Contributor for Psoriatic-Arthritis.com for a little over a year now. Writing and sharing my story with the Psoriatic-Arthritis.com community has been one of the most rewarding and… View Post

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