Category Archives: Psoriasis Treatment

Prices for Psoriasis / PsA Drugs

I’ve been working on a table to summarize prices for common drugs to treat psoriasis / psoriatic arthritis.  For people without insurance prices are incredibly important in making a treatment decision so I am going to try and have a … 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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Infection Risk No Higher on TNF Inhibitor

I had always thought that people taking a biologic would be more prone to getting sick, since theoretically the TNF inhibitor suppresses the immune system.  However a study out today shows that this is not the case.  It shows that … Continue reading

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Briakinumab – Another Possible New Drug For Psoriasis

The Internet was abuzz yesterday with the news of the results of the most recent study on the drug briakinumab.  If that name sounds familiar, it is because I blogged about it a couple of months ago.  At that time … Continue reading

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Novartis AIN457 For Psoriasis

Some good news for us psoriasis warriors – especially those who do not have arthritis. As you probably know, there are quite a few different biologic drugs available for people with psoriatic arthritis (such as myself).  These biologics are wonderful … Continue reading

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Psoriasis Update

Well it has been a month or so since I gave an update on my psoriasis (and arthritis).  I guess I haven’t blogged about it because for me it is quite stable.  I don’t have any psoriatic arthritis – except … Continue reading

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Kids with Psoriasis – the Ultimate Psoriasis Warriors

Sure, having psoriasis sucks.  In my about me section I talk about taking the “walk of shame” at a local swimming pool – which I’m sure every fellow psoriasis warrior can relate to.  However in my life I’m been fortunate enough to … Continue reading

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Do Your Joints Ache?

Do your feet hurt for no apparent reason?  How about your fingers?  Your hip and back is aching?  Well, if you have psoriasis then it would be worth checking out to see if the dreaded “psoriatic arthritis” is on the … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Afraid To Change Doctor

I’ve worked in the health care industry for over almost 25 years.  In that time I have had confirmation time and time again that doctors will take different approaches to treatment of the same condition.  I’m sure you’ve heard the … Continue reading

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