Sunday, May 9, 2010
Cope with the emotional and physical demands of psoriatic arthritis
Psoriatic arthritis can affect everything we do-because of aching joints. We want to take more rest, wan to spend more time to give body rest. Psoriatic arthritis is a annoying disease with out of the ordinary challenges. But with the combining approach of medication and lifestyle changes one can deal with the psoriatic arthritis ‘physical and emotional demands. Between 10 and 30 percent of people with psoriasis suffer from psoriatic arthritis. But psoriatic arthritis symptoms can different in different people. Main causes for this disease are too much alcohol, Smoking, Stress. Stress unquestionably seems to play a key role in the psoriatic arthritis. Most of the doctors believe the more severe the psoriasis; the more likely one is to develop psoriatic arthritis. But no need to discourage the people with psoriatic arthritis can find much relief, and a reduction of symptoms, with the right treatment. To cope up with this disease one should create a treatment team, it may include this team may include a dermatologist, rheumatologist, physical therapist, or psychiatrist. A regular exercise may help reduce stiffness and also help in strengthen the muscles which surround our inflamed or damaged joints. But doing aerobic also reveals good results in this disease.