Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis
Current statistics place as many as 2 million Americans, diagnosed with Psoriatic arthritis, which is an inflammatory disease that causes pain, swelling and stiffness of the joints and tendons, affecting up to 30 percent of people with psoriasis on the skin. The early diagnosis and proper treatment is critical to prevent long term joint damage and disability, and it is very unfortunate that, according to the National Psoriasis Foundation, nearly one in four people with psoriasis may have undiagnosed psoriatic arthritis.
Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis.
There is good news. According to the this PR Newswire press release: First-ever psoriatic arthritis program in the country kicks off in Oregon, the Portland-based National Psoriasis Foundation and the Arthritis Foundation are partnering to educate Americans about psoriatic arthritis, which incidentally is a first time ever happening.
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 9, 2012 — Be Joint Smart educates public about devastating disease affecting 27,000 Oregonians
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — For the first-time ever, the Portland-based National Psoriasis Foundation and the Arthritis Foundation will partner to educate Americans about psoriatic arthritis, a chronic autoimmune disease that affects roughly 27,000 Oregonians.
Do you have psoriatic arthritis? Are you currently experiencing joint pain and swelling, and also suffer from any form of psoriasis? Do you realize that you could have psoriatic arthritis? You can get more information on Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis. from http://www.psoriasis.org/psoriatic-arthritis
If you have psoriasis or a family history of psoriasis and you are experiencing joint pain and swelling, you could have psoriatic arthritis, a serious disease that may lead to joint destruction and disability. Symptoms you should watch for »
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This post was written by admin on October 12, 2012