Psoriatic Arthritis Myths: Debunked
 
PsA Myths
 
 

Learn the Truth Behind 5 Popular Psoriatic Arthritis Myths:

Today almost 8 million Americans suffer from the skin disorder psoriasis – making it the country’s most prevalent autoimmune disease.

Up to 30 percent of those with psoriasis also develop psoriatic arthritis, a condition that provokes widespread inflammation throughout the body. PsA can cause severe joint pain, stiffness and swelling, plus periodic flares that can also make you feverish and fatigued.

The many mysteries of PsA have spawned 5 popular myths you need to know the truth about.

How well do you know PsA?

Test yourself: Do you know if the following statements are true or false?

  • If you have psoriasis, you’ll get psoriatic arthritis.
  • There’s a test to diagnose PsA.
  • PsA is always a severe, debilitating disease.
  • Medication is the only treatment for PsA.

Get the true answers to these statements here!

Knowing the real facts can help you successfully manage your experience with psoriatic arthritis. We’re here to help you along the way.

Coming up: Meet others who’ve had to deal with PsA and learn from their lessons.