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Can exercising help with my symptoms of psoriatic arthritis?

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Exercise is good for your joints and will also ease swelling and arthritic pain. Ask your doctor if there are any types of activities that you should avoid.

SOURCES:

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: "What Is Psoriatic Arthritis?"

National Psoriasis Foundation: "Diet and Nutrition"; "Researchers study how diets affect psoriatic disease."

Celiac Disease Foundation: "What Can I Eat?"

Barrea, Luigi. Journal of Translational Medicine, published online January 2015.

Arthritis Foundation: "The Ultimate Arthritis Diet."

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on October 7, 2020

SOURCES:

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: "What Is Psoriatic Arthritis?"

National Psoriasis Foundation: "Diet and Nutrition"; "Researchers study how diets affect psoriatic disease."

Celiac Disease Foundation: "What Can I Eat?"

Barrea, Luigi. Journal of Translational Medicine, published online January 2015.

Arthritis Foundation: "The Ultimate Arthritis Diet."

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on October 7, 2020

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