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psoriasis and gym environment

  • By Paulle01 · New reply 2:19 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 13 replies
  • currently, there is no cure for psoriasis, but diet and exercise would certainly help. Anyway, i recently joined the lifetime fitness gym, and i have to wear pant and long sleeve. It was ok when it is ...

Natural remedies?

  • By GHylton · New reply 2:18 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 2 replies
  • Anyone know of any natural remedies rather than meds to tackle their P? Thanks! X ...

Otezla - new drug

  • By Jgoose05 · New reply 2:04 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 7 replies
  • Has anyone tried the new drug Otezla? It does not have the risks like all the other drugs and can be taken orally ...

Why do you come to this form?

  • By bat1990 · New reply 1:54 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 20 replies
  • I've had guttate psoriasis for 4 years now. I first came across this form about a year ago. I came to find answers. I was a slave to clobatosal. I took up the Pagano Diet withs some success and have tried ...

Piercings and Psoriasis: Yay or Nay?

  • By PixieMol · New reply 1:50 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 2 replies
  • So I have psoriasis growing through (yes through) a lot of my piercings. It's grown up through my belly button piercing and through some of my ear piercings. Should I take the jewelry out? Is it going ...

Complimentary and alternative modalities

  • By GIEA · New reply 1:49 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 21 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 ...

Milk Thistle?

  • By kydea · Posted 1:34 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 0 replies
  • Has anyone tried Milk Thistle for their psoriasis and had any success? Ive done black seed oil for at least a year now, I do glyercine topically, fish oil, high dose of probiotics, natural green supplements ...

Biologics/ IV

  • By FrauKatieKat · New reply 1:24 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 30 replies
  • Hello everyone, My name is Katie. I have been dealing with my inverse psoriasis for years.. But Things got a lot worse for me in 2012, so I got started on enbrel. But that was not doing much for me, so ...

Starting Stelara

  • By mixologistmelly · New reply 1:19 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 8 replies
  • Saw my dermatologist yesterday morning and got the go ahead to switch from Humira to Stelara. While my psoriasis flared on Humira, its not as bad as it was before I started and it happened verrrrrryyyy ...

arthritis or not

  • By hilary303 · New reply 1:13 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 13 replies
  • does anyone doubt the actual daignosis when syptoms are so vague and sometimes doctors dont listen ...

Ready to share...

  • By lostinthepineywoods · New reply 1:09 pm
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • As I count this as kind of a personal journal, I feel comfortable enough to share where exactly I have P. I generally would be shy, but I've done some growing up over the years. With living in TX the ...

Never would have believed it, but......

  • By Dobbs · New reply 12:49 pm
  • Journal · 17 replies
  • I admit it....I've visited these boards almost daily for the past three years...since I myself was diagnosed with PsA. Having suffered with scalp P for nearly 8 years, recently it had exacerbated and ...


  • By sundac482 · Posted 12:45 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 0 replies
  • I haven using uvb treatment for the last 6 years,the first 3 using broadband and last 3 narrow band . Upon on termination of treatments 2 months ago I noticed my knee began to get stiff , ache,a.nd eventually ...

Behavioral immunosuppression in humans

  • By susan55555 · New reply 12:44 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 1 reply
  • .full Conditioned immunosuppression also ameliorated the progression of the disease in animal models of contact sensitivity (11)⇓, lupus (14)⇓, and rheumatoid ...

Psoriasis Cured in Biological Dietary Therapy

  • By OasisRips · New reply 12:15 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 5 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 ...

Dealing with Psoriasis flare ups while dating?

  • By AnthonyofKalamazoo · Posted 12:02 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 0 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 ...

folding laundry

  • By Linsule · Posted 11:49 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 0 replies
  • My hands and fingers flare up when I fold laundry. It's a job that has to be done. But, is there anything I can do to make it less painful? I usually find folding undergarments the worst ...

Hair coloring

  • By suzy46 · New reply 11:03 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 9 replies
  • Can you get your hair colored if you have dermatitis on scalp ...

Easter ushers in Spring Blessings

  • By healed58 · New reply 10:57 am
  • Discussion in Emotional support and coping techniques · 2 replies
  • Hi, you beautiful people! I am so blessed. My 5 yr. old grandson just tickled my heart with the following comment. We were playing a game called "Memory" played by making matches with small cards with ...

New Diagnosis: NOT PsA

  • By Designhair123 · Posted 10:35 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 0 replies
  • Just had a complete work up last Friday at a new rheumatologist's office. After a good 4-hour examination, he believes I have Fibromyalgia, not Psoriatic Arthritis! He said everything matches the PsA ...

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The TalkPsoriasis Support Community connects people affected by psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis for support and inspiration. This community is sponsored by the National Psoriasis Foundation, an Inspire trusted partner.