My Favorite Gadgets

My Favorite Gadgets

Psoriatic arthritis can cause swelling and impairment on any number of joints in the body. The impairment affects range of motion, flexibility ...

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How a Chronic Condition Affects My Identity

How a Chronic Condition Affects My Identity

Over the course of my life thus far, I have experienced multiple identities. Not in the split personality way or dual identity as a spy, but in the roles ...

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Finding the Right Fit When It Comes to Medications

Finding the Right Fit When It Comes to Medications

Stiffness. Pain. Swelling. Every day. The lab results bore out the symptoms I was facing, and I was not surprised in the slightest. My erythrocyte sedimentation ...

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Maintaining a Sense of Humor

Maintaining a Sense of Humor

Perhaps the most important thing one can do to achieve a positive sense of self when wrestling with a chronic condition like psoriasis or psoriatic ...

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What I Wish Everyone Knew About Psoriatic Arthritis and Psoriasis

What I Wish Everyone Knew About Psoriatic Arthritis and Psoriasis

Psoriasis is not contagious. While psoriasis is highly visible, it is not contagious, unlike other persistent skin conditions like shingles, herpes or impetigo. ...

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Hanging Around, Nothing to Do but Frown

Hanging Around, Nothing to Do but Frown

When you think about psoriatic arthritis, or any type of arthritis, you think of the physical part of it. However, any chronic illness has a mental aspect ...

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