3 Ways I Cope With Chronic Illness Stress-Related Flares

Chronic illness stress related flares.

There are so many factors and triggers that can contribute to the intense pain that comes with a psoriatic arthritis flare. Personally, a big one of mine, and probably a lot of you, is stress.

Stress can often feel impossible to avoid. It’s almost laughable when doctors recommend a stress management plan or encourage us, as patients, to stress less. How do we even do that? Everyday life is stressful, top it off with managing multiple chronic illnesses? It feels impossible.

The problem is that stress comes in different forms. And at that time, my doctor and I were only addressing one form, which turned out to be not enough!

Continue reading my latest article for Psoriatic-Arthritis.com here!

The Disabled Diva defines what chronic illness stress-related flares are and shares how she copes with each type.
The Disabled Diva defines what chronic illness stress-related flares are and shares how she copes with each type.

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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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