Studies suggest that obesity is a risk factor for developing psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. And the majority of people with psoriatic arthritis carry extra weight around the middle, which is more dangerous to your health than fat on your hips and thighs. Carrying excess weight not only increases disease activity but may affect your treatment response. Combine healthy nutrition with exercise to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. Talk to an expert if you need help getting started.
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