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The Emotional Effects of Psoriatic Arthritis

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Consider yoga, tai chi, or qi-gong, too. These gentle, meditative practices help you find a sense of centered calm while keeping you flexible.

Mind/body treatments such as progressive muscle relaxation, guided imagery, and biofeedback can teach you to control your body's reaction to stress -- including heart rate, blood pressure, and muscle tension -- and manage pain.

Just as you'll learn to live with the physical symptoms, you can figure out how to overcome this part of psoriatic arthritis, too.

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Reviewed by David Zelman, MD on September 05, 2014
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