Tag Archives: psoriasis

Upcoming Treatments for Psoriasis / Psoriatic Arthritis

Only about a week to go before my Remicade infusion.  Usually my back and ribs start aching considerably in the last week before I have my infusion, however things seem to be ok so far.  Last night I took a … Continue reading

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Got Psoriasis? Look After Your Heart

I was not aware until recently that just having psoriasis apparently increases the risk of heart attack.  Then I read this article regarding a study done on existing and new biologics.  The study intended to research whether biologics increase further … Continue reading

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Are You Scared of Injections?

I recently found another blog of a fellow psoriatic arthritis warrior.  She has recently been diagnosed and is currently on methotrexate treatment – although from what she writes it doesn’t appear to be optimal as she still needs to take … Continue reading

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Sleeping with Arthritis

If you’ve glanced over to the right you would have seen that it is just over 2 weeks until my next dose of Remicade.  Currently my dosing regime is every 12 weeks, which according to my doctor is the highest … Continue reading

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Can Aliens Cure Arthritis? Is Kim Kardashian an Alien?

A question which I must admit I hadn’t spent much time (ok, any time) thinking about is whether Aliens could cure arthritis.  Today however it did cross my mind as I read this article about a woman in Pennsylvania who … Continue reading

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Psoriasis Isn’t Contagious

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month and it has spurred me to recall some of my interesting experiences with psoriasis. Psoriasis is an autoimmune condition, i.e. it is caused by the body’s immune system malfunctioning.  It isn’t an infection.  Even though … Continue reading

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Famous people with psoriasis / psoriatic arthritis

So yesterday I finally got around to putting up a page of notable people with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis.  I found that there is a lot of information on the web, and it seems like different people have started a … Continue reading

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Pitting Fingernails

I managed to fire up the digital camera and get some pics of the pitting on my fingernails.  The shot of my thumb doesn’t show all the pitting – I found it was difficult to get the right reflection of … Continue reading

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New Psoriasis Warrior Kim Kardashian

So, I woke up this morning to read that Kim Kardashian has joined the list of famous people with psoriasis, headed (allegedly) by our illustrious Superhero Batman.  They had a good pic on LifeStyle Mag of her “spot”The white around … Continue reading

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Good Sleep = Less Psoriasis

Today I was back at work.  However that is not the reason for the post (but I thought I’d throw it in there for the sympathy vote).  The reason is that my psoriasis is much improved.  It has just about … Continue reading

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