Tag Archives: psoriatic arthritis

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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Got Psoriasis? Watch Out For Crohns…++

The link between psoriasis and Crohns just got a little stronger.  I’ve blogged recently about how a study linked psoriasis with a greater incidence of inflamed bowel disease (IBD), and in that same blog linked to even earlier times that … 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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Link Between Psoriasis and Inflamed Bowel

I have always presumed that there has been a clear link made between psoriasis and inflammatory bowel disease or Crohn’s disease.  I have blogged about this link before and talked about how I often get bad diarrhea typical of an … Continue reading

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Snugfleece – Mmmmmmmm

I’ve blogged many times about the difficulty I have sleeping due to pain in my back and ribs from PsA, and how the pain gets worse the closer I get to the time for my Remicade infusion. I find my … Continue reading

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Have PsA? Watch Your Blood Pressure

I read an article this week of a study showing that Metabolic Syndrome is more prevalent in people with psoriatic arthritis rather than rheumatoid arthritis.  Unfortunately there are several different definitions for Metabolic Syndrome, however they are quite similar.  The … Continue reading

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Money or Bad Skin?

I used to think a lot about what I would do differently if I didn’t have psoriasis / psoriatic arthritis.  This was particularly the case when I lived and worked in China.  At that time I didn’t really enjoy my … Continue reading

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Can Diet Control Psoriasis?

I have heard that certain foods can trigger psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.  It was interesting that this week everyday health put out an article on this article.  I did not like the heading that the gave the article “8 Foods … Continue reading

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How’s Your Pain?

I’ve been sleeping really well the last week or so.  Actually I’ve been a little worried about blogging about it, thinking that by doing so then perhaps I’ll break the “winning streak”.  However I quickly realized that thoughts like that … Continue reading

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