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To avoid psoriatic arthritis-related fatigue, when should I stop eating before bedtime?

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Don’t eat for 2 to 3 hours before bedtime. You may not be able to drift off if you're digesting a heavy meal. Stomach gas can also keep you awake.

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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