The Importance of Listening to Your Body With Psoriatic Arthritis

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Living with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) requires constant attention—not just when a flare occurs or pain becomes inconvenient, but every day from the moment I wake to when I go to bed.

My attitude after receiving my diagnosis was one of refusing to allow PsA to control my life. For me, that meant not allowing it to change what I did, how I did it, or when I wanted to do it. Talk about unrealistic expectations! What finally triggered a change of attitude was realizing how much I had to gain by making my chronic illness a priority.

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Published by Cynthia Covert

Diagnosed in 2001 with psoriasis, followed by fibromyalgia, psoriatic arthritis, endometriosis, and later a botched hysterectomy turned her world upside down. Cynthia shares her experience, advice, and tips for how to make life with chronic pain easier and less painful.

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