Did you know that if you have psoriasis that you are more likely to have another kind of auto-immune disease such as rheumatoid arthritis? Those who are diagnosed with psoriasis are more than 50 percent more likely than patients without psoriasis to become diagnosed with at least one other autoimmune disease, and are almost twice as likely to have at least two if not… Read More »Is There A Link Between Psoriasis And Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Psoriatic Arthritis Treatment Psoriatic arthritis drug treatment is common, the conventional treatment of the arthritis symptoms of psoriatic arthritis is most always based on pharmaceutical drugs. The treatment initially involves a combination of anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs) and exercise. If progressive inflammation and joint destruction occurs despite NSAIDs treatment, more potent medications such as methotrexate, corticosteroids, and antimalarial medications (such as hydroxychloroquine, or Plaquenil) are used.… Read More »Psoriatic Arthritis Drug Treatment
Signs And Symptoms Of Psoriatic Arthritis Psoriatic arthritis signs and symptoms can be varied somewhat from person to person. Arthritis is certainly not a condition which only affects those with psoriasis, because many people suffer with rheumatoid or osteoarthritis. With psoriatic arthritis however, only a small percentage of psoriasis sufferers with this form of arthritis and the two conditions are linked. In most cases, the… Read More »Psoriatic Arthritis Signs And Symptoms