Psoriatic arthritis (PsA), an inflammatory, autoimmune condition, typically occurs with psoriasis. In addition to the effects on the skin, it attacks joints and can also affect internal organs and the eyes. Because its symptoms can be similar to those of other diseases, it can be tricky to diagnose.
11 Things to Know About Psoriatic Arthritis
Psoriatic arthritis is a complex autoimmune disease that can be hard to diagnose. Check out this slideshow to learn about some of its characteristics and symptoms, how it's diagnosed and some treatment options.Learn More
Psoriatic Arthritis Medications
Many medications and other treatment options are available to ease symptoms and slow disease progress of PsA. Read about some of the medications used to treat it and some of the side effects you should know about.Learn More
Treatment Guidelines for Psoriatic Arthritis
Learn about the recommended therapies for PsA, such as which types of medications should be used and when, how your doctor may approach your treatment, and measures you can take on your own to manage your arthritis and its symptoms.Learn More
Questions to Ask Your Doctor About PsA
Receiving a diagnosis of this complex disease may feel overwhelming. Download this checklist of questions for your doctor so you can better understand your condition, what therapies you might receive and what to expect.Learn More
News & Stories
Psoriatic Arthritis and Your Heart
The risk of heart disease may be nearly doubled in people with psoriatic arthritis.Learn More
Metabolic Comorbidities of Psoriatic Arthritis
People with psoriatic arthritis are likely to have another, related condition as well. Learn about some metabolic conditions you may have or develop, such as obesity or diabetes.Learn More
Meg Maley’s Journey With Psoriatic Arthritis
Appearing on reality TV let Meg Maley open up about her PsA. Read her story.Learn More
Living Well With Psoriatic Arthritis
Psoriatic Arthritis and Sleep
Is your PsA causing you sleepless nights? Here's why and how to get the rest you need.Learn More
Managing Skin and Nail Problems With Psoriatic Arthritis
How psoriasis affects your skin and nails when you have psoriatic arthritis may be different than if you have psoriasis alone.Learn More
How to Achieve Remission in Psoriatic Arthritis
Learn how to work with your doctor to treat psoriatic arthritis with medication to get and keep the disease under control.Learn More
Managing Psoriatic Arthritis Flares
Psoriatic arthritis flares can affect the skin, joints or back. Knowing triggers and early warning signs is keyLearn More
Help & Support
Arthritis Foundation Helpline
Our experienced Helpline team understands Psoriatic Arthritis and is here to answer your questions. Call or email us for help in English or Spanish.Get the Help You Need
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