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    How To Deal With Psoriatic Arthritis Fatigue Overview Psoriatic arthritis is a disease that affects both the joints and the skin. Psoriasis is a skin disease characterized by silvery scales on the skin and reddening. It comes just before psoriatic arthritis. Therefore, the chances of a psoriasis patient suffering from psoriatic arthritis are very high. Just like any other kind of arthritis, psoriatic arthritis is caused by the immune system’s negative reaction to the joints. No clear cause of these reactions has been so far been established. The disease causes inflammation, stiffness, fatigue, and pain in the joints. Below are some ways of dealing with psoriatic arthritis fatigue; 1. Adopt a good lifestyle In most cases, how we live determines…

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    Psoriatic arthritis: There are several treatments which treat symptoms of both psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis. Generally, safest medication has been used firstly in psoriatic arthritis, using aggressive treatment only if the first treatment failed. Physician will suggest the drugs based on type of psoriatic arthritis, its severity and patient’s reaction to prescribed medication. Some drugs used to treat psoriatic arthritis are listed below: NSAIDS, corticosteroids, topical treatment, light…

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    Psoriatic arthritis treatment has the goal of reducing pain, decreasing swelling, helping keep joint mobility and preventing further joint damage. The decision on the type of treatment used is usually made by the doctor based on the type of psoriatic arthritis (PA), how severe the condition is and the individual's reaction to treatment. With appropriate early diagnosis and psoriatic arthritis treatment something can be done to slow down the disease and try to preserve the health of the joints.…

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    Why Weight loss is good for Psoriatic Arthritis Treatment Overview Psoriatic arthritis is skin disease causing red scary rash around the knees, elbow, hands, feet and other areas. Symmetric psyoriatic arthritis is caused by rapid reduction of the amount of cartilage tissue which acts as a lubricant to the joints. It is accelerated by infections, injury or wear and tear in the tissues. Some of the causes are hereditary. Some of the major signs of symmetric psoriatic arthritis are redness of the…

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    is an immune-mediated chronic inflammatory disorder that is associated with both genetic and environmental factors. It is characterized by increased epidermal cell turnover, increased number of epidermal stem cells, and abnormal differentiation of keratin expression leading to thickened skin with copious scale (Ball, Dains, Flynn, Solomon, & Stewart, 2015). Psoriasis presents as symmetrical, sharply demarcated, erythematous, dry, scaling, pruritic plaques affecting the skin (Gupta, Simpson, &…

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    Psoriatic Arthritis Psoriatic Arthritis affects as estimated 24 in 10,000 people worldwide. Each year people are diagnosed with different types of Psoriatic Arthritis. Psoriatic Arthritis is associated with higher levels of stress, anxiety, environment, lifestyle, and possibly gene traits or inheritance. Also, Psoriatic Arthritis is a type of autoimmune disease that occurs when the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue, in this case…

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    Americans. Psoriasis has been linked to other serious health conditions, such as cardiovascular disease and depression. About 30 percent of people with psoriasis develop psoriatic arthritis, which causes pain, stiffness and swelling in and around the joints (Taylor et al,2006). Psoriatic arthritis can develop at any age, but it most commonly appears between the ages of 30 and 50 years. Genes, the immune system, and environmental…

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    though that there are over a hundred types of arthritis, there are only five that are relatively common. “Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, fibromyalgia, and gout. (“Sources of Arthritis Pain”)” Osteoarthritis is a disease in which the cartilage in the joints between bones wear down. This causes the bones to slowly enlarge. Some symptoms include joint stiffness, swelling, cracking or grinding with movement, and the joint itself becomes dysfunctional (“Diseases and…

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    Dr Keith Case Summary

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    in multiple joints and also because of the burning sensation that he has in his hands and feet. He states that changes in the weather significantly affect his symptoms and he notes that he has 1-2 hours of morning stiffness and that the stiffness returns with inactivity. His family history is a little bit fuzzy but he thinks that his mother and grandmother had arthritis of some form but is not sure if it was inflammatory or rheumatoid versus more of a degenerative arthritis change. He has…

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    Tendonitis Research Paper

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    inflammation of a tendon. Tendons are e thick cords that connect bones to muscles in the body. Causes of Tendonitis Tendonitis mostly results from repetitive minor impact on an area or sudden injury. Some of the activities known to cause tendonitis include raking, gardening, cleaning house, carpentry, throwing and pitching, skiing, golfing, playing tennis, painting, scrubbing, and shoveling among others. The wrong posture at home or work, or poor stretching before workouts or sports can…

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