Category Archives: Psoriasis Treatment

Lyrica for Back Pain

Several years ago my rheumatologist put me on Gabapentin (Neurontin) to help control my RLS. It worked at first however as with all the meds I have taken for RLS, the effectiveness waned over time. I was up to 1.5 … Continue reading

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No Remicade for 21 Weeks

My last dose of remicade was 24th December last year.  Everything seems to be pretty much ok so far, I don’t have any swollen joints in my fingers – which I had when my arthritis was active.  Every small ache … Continue reading

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Arthritis in Remission? Ceasing Remicade

You may have noticed that the panel to the right showing “date of next remicade” is empty.  It has been 14 weeks since my last dose of remicade and I have no arthritis pains.  In fact my psoriasis doesn’t appear … Continue reading

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Kids & Psoriasis

With psoriasis in my family line I always have the fear just hovering in the back of my mind that perhaps my kids will inherit the same disease.  Every time I see them scratching or they get a rash my … Continue reading

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Government Approval to Subsidize TNF Inhibitors

Yesterday I read a great article about psoriasis patients in Hong Kong looking to get treatment subsidized by the government. Previously I worked in Hong Kong for around 4 years, and they have a great health care system offering universal … Continue reading

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Ixekizumab Normalizes Mutant Psoriasis Genes

I copied the headline for this blog from the article here.   I have no idea how to pronounce Ixekizumab so please don’t ask me, however I think it looks great. It is wonderful that research continues on how to … Continue reading

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What Will The Future Hold? Can 3 Parent IVF Cure Psoriasis?

I’ve blogged before about the exciting scientific developments happening every day in our world.  About how we could be very close to understanding (and replicating) a human brain and solving the issues of longevity and dying.  Recently I joined 2045.com, … Continue reading

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Remicade Done

Had my remicade infusion today and all went smoothly.  Actually in this run up to my remicade I noticed that I haven’t had the sleeping problems or depth of diarrhea that I’ve experienced in the past.  I have had some … Continue reading

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Amazing Abs!

Apologies for the lack of posts.  There hasn’t been any amazing news coming up of late hence the dearth of new material. Psoriasis is same as usual, i.e. some scalp spots and some redness appearing on my left knuckle (as … Continue reading

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Biologics Reduce Pain But Not Inflammation in PsA

Dr. Nathan Wei had another interesting short video this week where he announced that at the annual meeting of the American College of Rheumatologists a study was presented showing that psoriatic arthritis patients on biologics report a decrease in pain, … Continue reading

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