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Acupuncture, meditation and fish oil for psoriatic arthritis

January 28, 2013 — 11:37pm
I was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis 2 years ago. It started in my right index finger and the second toe and balls of each foot. For the first year and a half, I took prescription anti-inflammatories. A year ago, when fatigue started to get the better of me, I started a course of weekly acupuncture, […] Read more »

Diet and bathing tips

January 28, 2013 — 7:10pm
I alternate Grandpa’s Pine Tar soap and Neutrogena T/Gel shampoo [tar product] for one week and Psoriasil Medicated Scalp and Body Wash [OTC salicylic acid product] the next. The weather has been pleasant enough to allow three or four days a week of 20-minute sunbathing. Petroleum jelly is still my most reliable skin protectant. I […] Read more »

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