Psoriatic Arthritis (cont.)
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Other Therapy for Psoriatic Arthritis
Conventional therapy for psoriasis has been tested with clinical trials. The FDA has approved conventional drugs for the treatment of psoriasis. Some look to alternative therapy, diet changes, supplements, or stress-reducing techniques to help reduce symptoms. For the most part, alternative therapies have not been tested with clinical trials, and the FDA has not approved dietary supplements for treatment of psoriasis. However, the National Psoriasis Foundation does discuss some other therapies on their web site. Individuals should check with their doctors before starting any therapy.
Psoriatic Arthritis Diet
Research has shown vitamin D supplementation might improve the arthritis of psoriatic arthritis. There is no other universally effective diet for psoriatic arthritis. There are no particular foods to avoid for those with psoriatic arthritis.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/23/2015
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