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The way you position and move your body while you're doing a task may not only protect your joints, but it may also save energy and help you feel less tired.
The main goal of treatment is to control the inflammation. Drugs can often help manage psoriatic arthritis, but when they don't, surgery might be an option.other symptoms.
Medication is important, but it isn’t the only way to deal with the pain and stiffness that come with psoriatic arthritis.
Psoriatic arthritis is related to your immune system. It causes inflammation in your joints and affects mostly people who have psoriasis, a skin disease.
Though the conditions are often related, not everyone who has psoriasis will get psoriatic arthritis. But your immune system is responsible for both.
People with psoriatic arthritis are more likely to get heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, and some other conditions. What's the link, and what can you do about it?
Fatigue is a serious symptom that can affect your quality of life. It could be from the disease itself, the medications you're taking, or something about your lifestyle.
Psoriatic arthritis causes inflammation, mainly in your joints, with pain, redness, and swelling. It can affect other parts of your body, too.
Learn more from WebMD about the basics of psoriatic arthritis -- its types, risk factors, symptoms, and treatment.
No single thing will diagnose psoriatic arthritis, but blood tests, imaging, and other tests can help your doctor make the decision.
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