Category Archives: Psoriatic Arthritis

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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Antibiotics Cause IBD – Damn!

I had an interesting tweet today from Dr. Nathan Wei referring me to a video on youtube.  You can see it here.  He explains that a recent study has shown that people who frequently take antibiotics are more likely to … Continue reading

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Psoriasis / PsA and your Heart

Last year I blogged about a study showing psoriatic arthritis patients have a higher risk of metabolic syndrome, which includes a higher risk of heart disease.  At that time I encouraged psoriasis warriors to monitor their waist size as well … 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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Coffee for Long Life

I’ve blogged before about the relationship between coffee and psoriasis, i.e. that a study has not shown any evidence that coffee makes psoriasis worse (or better).  However there are many studies showing the benefits of coffee.  Now it seems that … 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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Why the US Healthcare System Absolutely Sucks

Imagine a struggling family with a sick child.  Now imagine a very wealthy corporation that has hired a muscle bound brute to stand at the door of the local clinic and prevent the parents from taking their sick child inside … Continue reading

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Religion Holding Back Humanity

I usually don’t delve into such a controversial subject on this blog, however my psoriasis is pretty good for this stage before my next remicade infusion, and my arthritis is not painful either, so I’ve gotta talk about somethin’!  As … Continue reading

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What Happens If I Stop Remicade?

In the lead up to each remicade infusion I look closely for any arthritis symptoms.  Sure I am aware that my psoriasis gets worse before my infusion is due, however I’m unsure whether there is any hint of arthritis peaking … Continue reading

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Cryogenic Chamber Therapy for Psoriasis?

I was listening to Joe Rogan’s podcast the other day (I’m usually a few days behind as I download them and listen when I have time), and one of his guests talked about top level football athletes in the US … Continue reading

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