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Lifestyle

The Best Sheets For Psoriasis?

Don't let the wrong sheets aggravate your psoriasis. Here are 12 tips for choosing the best skin-friendly bed linens.

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Lifestyle

What Are the Best Bath Linens for Psoriasis?

Cotton or bamboo? Is your laundry detergent safe? What about gym towels? Here’s what you should know when choosing and caring for your towels.

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Symptoms

I'm a Dermatologist With Psoriasis

Dr. Carolyn Jacob is a dermotologist who knows personally what it's like living with psoriasis. Here's what she's learned about controlling her own condition.

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Treatment

Dear Family: It's Not the Turkey That’s Making Me Tired

The holidays offer an opportunity for a young woman to explain her psoriatic arthritis to her family.

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Diagnosis

Does Medical Marijuana Work for Psoriatic Arthritis?

Cynthia Covert found no relief from psoriatic arthritis and fibromyalgia until she starting using medical marijuana.

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Relationships

The Unspoken Rules of Love When You Have a Chronic Condition

When you have a chronic condition like psoriatic arthritis, your partner is affected too. Here’s how to be supportive and understanding of one another.

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Winter

Winter Gloves For People with RA

After years of suffering through the winter, this mom invented gloves that would perfectly fit and comfort her hands that were disfigured from RA.

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Nutrition

Fight Psoriasis Inflammation With Turmeric

Turmeric can have amazing anti-inflammatory properties for people with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Read 8 ways to use the spice in your everyday life.

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Living With

Take Control of Psoriatic Arthritis with a Daily Journal

Staying accountable isn’t always easy—but it’s so worth it.

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Bonding Through Motherhood and Psoriasis

How two generations of women connected through childbirth and chronic disease.