Psoriatic arthritis lifestyle and diet

Your lifestyle can influence how you manage your psoriatic arthritis. Maintaining your weight, eating a healthy diet, and avoiding smoking and excessive alcohol can have an effect on your psoriatic arthritis symptoms.

Adult living a healthy lifestyle with Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis lifestyle tips

Here are some other lifestyle tips that can help you manage psoriatic arthritis:

  • Maintain a positive attitude
  • Maintain your relationships with friends
  • Continue to find and do activities you enjoy
  • Join a support group

Additionally, getting regular exercise may not only help your overall health, but it can also help ease the pain of psoriatic arthritis symptoms and improve your energy level. An exercise program may include strength training as well as stretching to maintain flexibility and reduce stiffness. Talk to your doctor about a regular exercise plan and staying active.

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Psoriatic arthritis and a healthy diet

The Arthritis Foundation recommends a healthy diet for people with psoriatic arthritis, which includes:

  • Fish
  • Nuts and seeds
  • Fruits and vegetables
  • Olive oil
  • Beans
30 percent of people who have psoriasis may develop psoriatic arthritis (PsA)

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