Learning as much as possible about psoriatic arthritis will help you navigate the ups and downs of your condition. It is also important to:
If you are experiencing PsA symptoms, it could mean that you have too much
—which can lead to irreversible joint damage over time.
Also, PsA has been associated with other conditions that include the heart and eyes as well as with the gastrointestinal tract. Talk to your doctor if you are experiencing any of these symptoms.
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Lifestyle and diet
Your lifestyle and diet can play a role in how you manage your psoriatic arthritis symptoms. Here are a few things to keep in mind:
Psoriatic arthritis resources
to help you get a diagnosis or discuss managing your condition, and find more information about psoriatic arthritis online.
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