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New treatment for Psoriatic Arthritis (FDA Approved)

  • By mhern213 · New reply 10:31 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 15 replies
  • I currently have Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis. I've tried Prednisone and currently on Enbrel. However neither one has stopped the inflammation. Every morning I'm right back where I started. I read ...

Unfounded Theories Chat

  • By InigoMontoya · New reply 10:28 am
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 134 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 ...


  • By egypt · New reply 10:25 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 6 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 ...

Day Seven of Otezla

  • By AARussell73 · New reply 10:15 am
  • Journal · 6 replies
  • Today is my day seven of Otezla, so far no major side effects. I have just a little diarrhea off and on but not sure it that is lingering side effect I had from the last medicine. Do have headaches but ...

Methotrexate & Folic Acid

  • By taylorsmom2003 · New reply 10:01 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 9 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 ...

Psoriasis Cured in Biological Dietary Therapy

  • By OasisRips · New reply 9:57 am
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 23 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 ...

First post about my Psoriasis - General health

  • By Mcooke · New reply 9:48 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 1 reply
  • Hey guys, my name is Mike and this is my first time posting my own discussion on here. To sum it up I'm 22 and have been dealing with P for around a year now. It all started off when I went through a ...

Any one taking Natural things for psoriasis?

  • By jojo88 · Posted 9:37 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 0 replies
  • Hey Guys, I have been suffering with plaque p. for the past 2 years, I have been on Humira for the past year. and it has not helped at all. I have been thinking of just buying natural stuff like oils ...

the best lotion to buy

  • By singleinkc41 · New reply 9:37 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 20 replies
  • I've tried a lot of lotions just getting some ideas of what to try help please ...

Crowd Source Research

  • By jerme · Posted 9:28 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 0 replies
  • I am developing an Android application that runs on your phone that can be used to photograph our patches of psoriasis and calculate the PASI ( Area_and_Severity_Index ...

Less pain at higher altitudes...

  • By john1982 · Posted 9:22 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 0 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 ...

Two week wait between biologics

  • By 4pookas · New reply 9:19 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 3 replies
  • Okay, so, Enbrel didn't work for me. I'm switching to Stelara. I've been on Stelara before, a few years ago, and before that, I was on Humira. When I was on Humira, the doc said I had failed it and he ...

Day 4 of my juice fast...

  • By Jaywalker23 · New reply 9:14 am
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 48 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 ...

Witch Hazel/Glycerin

  • By gigi1234 · New reply 9:08 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 18 replies
  • Hello everyone, I saw this thread before about the 50/50 Witch Hazel and Glycerin mix and so many people raved that they had great results. I wanted to go off the Taclonex (steriod) since I was on it ...

UVA or UVB unit

  • By Reeze · New reply 9:08 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 2 replies
  • I have just started PUVA treatments and I am contemplating purchasing a box unit for home use. Any suggestions? I don't really even know where to begin ...


  • By kimmyjane951 · New reply 8:58 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 7 replies
  • Hey everyone, just wanting to know if anyone has been told not to exfoliate, I have always exfoliated, recently been to psorasis and skin clinic in canberra, they told me it's very bad to exfoliate as ...


  • By annepp · New reply 8:50 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 6 replies
  • Has anyone used magnesium to treat p (either alone or in conjunction with meds/diet/other)? If so, was it effective ...


  • By qse150 · New reply 8:20 am
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 1 reply
  • Anyone try this product before? How's the result? t-Century-Health-Care-D-2000-D3-Maximum- Strength-110-Tablets/37351/?p=1 ...

Humira stopped working ?

  • By alfablack · Posted 7:55 am
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • Hi I have been on Humira for 8 months they where draining 450-465mls of from each knee every 6 weeks thats stopped and instantly was able to do things i had not done for 10 years. walk normal and run ...

BLack Seed Oil -Nigella Sativa

  • By Magkennedy · New reply 6:53 am
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 14 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 ...

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