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Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Health Writer

Dr. Davenport is the founder of Tracyshealthyliving.com Using the latest scientific research, she helps people live their healthiest lives via one-on-one coaching, corporate talks, and sharing the more than 1,000 health-related articles she's authored. Find her on social media @drinksmoothies.

Latest by Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

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Treatment

Psoriasis: How Long Will It Take to Feel Better?

From ultraviolet therapy to creams, Tracy Davenport offers guidelines on how long it will take to feel better from psoriasis.

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Living With

10 Tips to Manage the Winter Blues

We know that winter can impact psoriasis. Beyond psoriasis symptoms, we can also have a feeling of sadness is known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD).

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Recipe/Cooking

5 Holiday Smoothies to Help You Reset

Ready to lighten up after the turkey, stuffing, and pie? These easy smoothies are a great place to start.

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Colon

Your Top 10 Questions About Colon Cancer Answered

When you've been diagnosed with colon cancer, there are some things you just need to know right way. We address food, sex, exercise, and other pressing concerns that come with this life-altering event.

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Symptoms

Think You Know All the Symptoms of MS?

Find out whether you’re experiencing any of the less common signs of multiple sclerosis and who can help you manage them.

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Nutrition

Protein Powders for Teens: Friend or Foe?

Chances are, your teen is consuming some form of protein supplements — whether it’s a powdery drink or a protein-packed granola bar. Protein is everywhere right now, but is it right for your teen? Do they really need that extra boost, or is it unhealthy?

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Parenting

Living With Psoriatic Arthritis: How to Find Pride as a Parent

Ever wonder what your kids will gain from your experience living with psoriatic arthritis? Do strength, persistence, and resilience come to mind?

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How-Tos

10 Tips for Flying with Psoriatic Arthritis

Wondering how to stay comfortable and avoid PsA flare-ups when you're 30,000 feet in the air? These practical tips can help you stay comfortable and flare-free when you fly.

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Nutrition

The Best Smoothies for Psoriatic Arthritis

If you live with psoriatic arthritis, you should try these delicious smoothie recipes made with anti-inflammatory ingredients to help you feel your best.

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Living With

Crafting With Psoriatic Arthritis

Crafting provides a lot of health benefits, but it can be hard if PsA hurts your joints. Try these tips and tricks to help you do more crafting projects.