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Should I relax before bedtime to avoid psoriatic arthritis-related fatigue?

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Yes. Take a soothing, warm bath to ease your joint pain and stiffness. Listen to soft music or read a book to take your mind off your daily stress.

SOURCES:

Alice Gottlieb, MD, PhD, dermatologist-in-chief, Tufts Medical Center.

Sharon Mayo, health educator, National Psoriasis Foundation.

National Psoriasis Foundation: "Can't sleep? Psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis may be to blame."

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on April 24, 2019

SOURCES:

Alice Gottlieb, MD, PhD, dermatologist-in-chief, Tufts Medical Center.

Sharon Mayo, health educator, National Psoriasis Foundation.

National Psoriasis Foundation: "Can't sleep? Psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis may be to blame."

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on April 24, 2019

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