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Had a hard life

  • By Gustalynn · New reply 3:37 am
  • Journal · 8 replies
  • Lost my father when I was 10 years old. Married at 18. Found out my husband was bisexual. Had nervous breakdown. Had a stressful job. Forgave husband and continued to go to church. We are now friends ...

Has Anyone Else Wondered if Ps is a Symptom rather than a disease?

  • By stevep · New reply 3:30 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 13 replies
  • I've has psoriasis for 40 years and have learned a lot about my experience with it as well as others' experiences. A question I have been pondering more and more lately is - Is psoriasis a disease or ...


  • By egypt · New reply 3:02 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 11 replies
  • Hiya, I'm 29 and had Psoriasis for 10 1/2 years. I've been reading the posts on here which have been a great source of support and information. So I thought it was time to write something myself. I've ...

Psoriasis Cured in Biological Dietary Therapy

  • By OasisRips · New reply 3:00 am
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 32 replies
  • Hi everyone, I came across these two obscure studies and just wondered what your thoughts were? Psoriasis Cured in Biological Dietary Therapy with a Lymphopoietic Ti-lipid Spinal Cord Factor Simulating ...

Eye changes

  • By groomerchic77 · New reply 2:06 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 8 replies
  • Had anyone noticed eye pain and pressure? I've noticed this for the past month or so and have even had floaters a couple of times. I'm really worried ...

Methotrexate & Folic Acid

  • By taylorsmom2003 · New reply 2:04 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 16 replies
  • We'll just come the Dr. He put me on Methotrexate 2.5 mg once a week & Folic Acid 1mg one pill a day. I'm going to start this Friday night just in case it makes me sick and I want be a work. Has this ...

found something that works

  • By Flake1960 · New reply 1:38 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 11 replies
  • I was told about this ointment called Taclonex.I got it a few days ago,I put it on my arms so far and in just a few days I see a big difference.Hopefully I can wear short sleeves soon.Now I called my ...

Unfounded Theories Chat

  • By InigoMontoya · New reply 1:18 am
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 147 replies
  • Greetings fellow mutants. It's been lovely finding a group of similarly suffering folk to share with and take support from. A snippet of background to get the ball rolling, then: I'm 35, have had plaque ...

not following doctor's orders

  • By thomasm4 · New reply 12:13 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 4 replies
  • PsA, 6 shots so far (every 2 wks with Humira) 5mg. prednisone daily and have just gone from 2g to 3g Sulfasalazine a day. Since the increased Sulfa have had MORE fatigue, increased headaches, nausea (feel ...

Less pain at higher altitudes...

  • By john1982 · New reply 12:04 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 3 replies
  • I was trying to find a correlation between more pain at higher altitudes, and only found the opposite. Seems like living at 6,000 feet or higher = less pain. Could be because gravity is stronger the lower ...

Bad flare

  • By RonnieE · New reply 12:01 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 2 replies
  • I am having a very bad flare. I went to the derm. doc. yesterday and she said that I had an odor that smells like a staff infection. I have been feeling bad and my psoriatic arthritis is acting up too ...

Day 4 of my juice fast...

  • By Jaywalker23 · New reply yesterday at 11:21 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 50 replies
  • Hey everyone. Just reached day 4 of my juice fast and I have a few questions for anyone who has experienced a juice fast before and if my body is responding normally. I have read others posts about juicing ...

Soap for P

  • By fifi2525 · New reply yesterday at 11:18 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 7 replies
  • What is the best soap for P ...

one dose of stelara, skin getting better, but joints going crazy

  • By steph7497 · New reply yesterday at 11:13 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 8 replies
  • I took my first dose of Stelara on 4/13/14. Today is 4/22/14 and I already have noticed a drastic improvement with my psoriasis. My huge lesions/patches that were fire red and painful have cooled off ...

Vitamin D deficiency

  • By Sheshep · New reply yesterday at 11:10 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 4 replies
  • Do any of you have low Vitamin D? Mine is now 12.3 and has been as low as 9 in the past year. I am on prescription D 50,000 units per week and have taken 100,000 at times. The highest it has gotten is ...

BLack Seed Oil -Nigella Sativa

  • By Magkennedy · New reply yesterday at 11:10 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 15 replies
  • Friends, This was so ridiculous that I had to share, and I hope that you will help me fight it. Nigella sativa -- more commonly known as fennel flower -- has been used as a cure-all remedy for over a ...

Dealing with Psoriasis flare ups while dating?

  • By AnthonyofKalamazoo · New reply yesterday at 10:58 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 20 replies
  • So I've had Psoriasis for as long as I can remember (officially I think I was diagnosed with it at 7 years old), recently however I've had a flare up that's caused my Psoriasis to spread onto new areas ...

Arthritis, Psoriasis, Chicken Collagen, Tart Cherry, and Krill Oil

  • By Goody2 · Posted yesterday at 10:42 pm
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • I started taking Chicken Sternum Collagen Type II supplements on Feb 18 after reading the following: From GreenMedInfo article, -treat-arthritis "Whether due to ...

Complimentary and alternative modalities

  • By GIEA · New reply yesterday at 10:26 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 44 replies
  • wondering if anyone has received any lasting pain relief from massage (what kind?) or any other "non-medicinal"....i'm getting discouraged here! the meds don't seem to be doing much....i've tried acupuncture ...

Dose 2 of Stelara

  • By gawxfreak · New reply yesterday at 10:18 pm
  • Journal · 1 reply
  • Well, I wish I could say that I saw improvement after my first dose of Stelara, but I am afraid that the further I got away from the Soriatane, the worse and worse my p got. Plaques, fissures, itchy ...

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