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Dealing/Coping

Nynaeve
  • By Nynaeve · New reply 11:39 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 24 replies · Photos
  • Wow, I always thought I would manage if PsA became a reality, or if my Ps got worse. I have has Ps since I was about 8. Sometimes it was better - nearly gone, and other it was worse. But, I have always ...

Why I won't take biologics

jjnscat54
  • By jjnscat54 · New reply 11:39 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 146 replies · Photos
  • 10 years ago I went to a dermatologist. I was excited because I had heard of a new classification of drug, the so-called "biologics" which seemed to have a lot of promise in clearing psoriasis and helping ...

Strep Connection

susiequery
  • By susiequery · New reply 11:36 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 21 replies
  • I am really disturbed about the number of people who have this insidious disease (even my derm said it's increasing) and the new members popping up on this board. While everyone has had strep in their ...

Enbrel, High Blood Pressure and Weight gain.

nutmegrose
  • By nutmegrose · New reply 11:33 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 3 replies · Photos
  • Has anyone experienced high blood pressure and weight gain while on Enbrel. I have gained 11 lbs. since I have been on it and I know my diet hasn't changed as I keep a Fitbit diary. Also, my blood pressure ...

Oxycotin

CCC
  • By CCC · New reply 11:21 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 20 replies
  • My pain management doctor prescribed me Oxycotin today - He says it's not a medication that is taken on "as needed basis" - basically it's two pills a day to manage the chronic pain. Has anyone taken ...

Dead Sea Salt or Dead Sea Soap?? & supplements i should take & cut off

fizawhip
  • By fizawhip · Posted 10:25 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 0 replies
  • Hi, i am Fiza, 23, from Bangladesh, a small asian country. I had psoriasis since i was 15. but the doctors couldn't detect it until i was 19 and visiteddepressedew doctor. He cocouldn'telp me though ...

Fuel to the Fire regarding Vitamin K2 as the ultimate answer to psoriasis

matter2003
  • By matter2003 · New reply 10:24 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 3 replies
  • Consider this: Two of the more common topical ointments to treat psoriasis that have shown clinical effectiveness are Dovonex and Tazorac. Dovonex is a synthetic form of Calcitriol, the activated form ...

Humira

Vinnieo
  • By Vinnieo · New reply 10:18 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 1 reply
  • Prior to going on Medicare I was able to get humira for 100.00 for a three month supply. Since being on Medicare the price increased to 1000.00 for a three month supply. Does any one know of any programs ...

"....and his jaw dropped!"

dakota23
  • By dakota23 · New reply 9:53 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 592 replies · Photos
  • This could be a Game Changer Today, September 24, I had an appointment with my dermatologist. He took one look at my skin, his eyes widened and all he said was “WOW!” Then he said “that was from Narrow ...

d3 &k2

bill_noack
  • By bill_noack · New reply 9:49 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 4 replies
  • has anymore on this forum had luck with d3&k2 ...

SMSF Outsourcing

KatlynHolly
  • By KatlynHolly · Posted 9:49 pm
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • SMSF Outsourcing Not all things are created equal and this is so true in the outsourcing market. If you want to outsource your standard Australian accounting, SMSF and audit work you have to be very careful ...

Coming off medication for pregnancy advice

Sarahl1989
  • By Sarahl1989 · New reply 9:05 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 19 replies
  • I have come off all my medication as I want to start trying for a baby. I have had asked the specialists many questions but they seem to be just be reading off the back on the medication advice boxes ...

Psoriasis or something else???

Cmatt71
  • By Cmatt71 · New reply 9:02 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 5 replies · Photos
  • First of all let me say thanks to all those that have posted really useful info on this site, I've been reading post for a while now. After seeing pictures of others psoriasis and having a few friends ...

We must fix the gut to fix the disease. Its about to be on.

matter2003
  • By matter2003 · New reply 8:50 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 40 replies · Photos
  • I've been reading mane many studies, trials and new research coming out and I don't see how anyone can argue with that people suffering from psoriasis have compromised gut flora. While I am happy that ...

UK psoriasis-help.org.uk

doctorfoster
  • By doctorfoster · New reply 8:37 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis community news · 16 replies · Photos
  • We seem to have lost our main site in UK for psoriasis and I suspect that Facebook or similar is the main problem with everybody on the social media sites. I don't suppose that there is somebody on this ...

Flex Letter Tracks

ErnestTorres
  • By ErnestTorres · Posted 7:59 pm
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • Flex Letter Tracks is what holds the letters on the sign. Our Flex-Change Letter Track is made of clear polycarbonate plastic and is used with .030 thin flexible letters. Each strip is 7’6” long (or 90 ...

Biologis

bogey5th
  • By bogey5th · New reply 7:57 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 14 replies · Photos
  • First time on here; I was diagnosed at 51 and am now 65. A product of the 60'70's, with a long history in being a natural childbirth instructor and always investigating alternatives, I have been trying ...

I FIRED MY DERM DOCTOR

KnitWit-arky
  • By KnitWit-arky · New reply 7:56 pm
  • Journal · 6 replies · Photos
  • I can take it no more. As of 12/18/14 I fired my doctor! She has done nothing to assist with getting rid of this horrible red spots all over my body. I cannot take it anymore! Now I am in a major world ...

Long term effects of biological treatments

Tracy_Riva
  • By Tracy_Riva · New reply 7:26 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 7 replies
  • Is there anyone else or there considering discontinuing biological treatments because of concern over the long term risk-to-benefit ratio? Is there anyone who has discontinued this treatment? Did you ...

Humira and shortness of breath

lbakulin
  • By lbakulin · New reply 7:21 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 5 replies
  • I have psoriasis for over 40 years and psoriatic arthritis for the past 7 years. I have been on Remicade, Enbrel, methotrexate and now am on Humira for over a year. The Humira helped with the joint pain ...

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