Healthy Eating

Anti-inflammatory Breakfast

Let'a get real for a second. When it comes to inflammatory properties in food, those of us with autoimmune conditions tend to be a bit more sensitive than the average joe. It can be frustrating, but it's also managagable. At the grocery store, we can buy more antiinflammatory foods and less foods that cause inflammation. At mealtimes, we can then put togeth [...]


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Pack Health / August, 15th 2017

Healthy Eating

Anti-inflammatory Lunch

Are you a snack away the day kind of person, or do you enjoy a filling lunch? We all have our preferences. There's no one-size-fits-all meal that everybody should be eating every day. If you're a fan of salads, it's not that hard to avoid inflammatory ingredients and include flare-fighting foods. If you're a snack fiend or a sandwich lover, on the other [...]


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Pack Health / August, 15th 2017

Healthy Eating

Anti-inflammatory Dinner

What do you like to eat for dinner? We all have our preferences. There's no one-size-fits-all meal that everybody should be eating every day. If you're a fan of salads, it's not that hard to avoid inflammatory ingredients and include flare-fighting foods. But a lot of us look for a little more substance in our supper. It's easy to stray into the land of [...]


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Pack Health / August, 15th 2017

The Bigger Picture

Arm Yourself with Knowledge

Psoriatic arthritis symptoms closely resemble those associated with other forms of arthritis. Let’s recap the general symptoms before we get specific. General symptoms of arthritis involve joints becoming painful, swollen, and warm to the touch. Psoriatic arthritis is more likely to also cause Swollen fingers and toes: Think of your fingers and toes be [...]


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Pack Health / July, 31st 2017

Member Story

Psoriatic Arthritis and Me

I was in my prime, the young age of 28, when this autoimmune disease started. I noticed this red raised itchy painful spot on the top of my scalp.  No matter what I tried it wouldn't go away.  I finally went to see a dermatologist and discovered that I had a chronic illness called psoriasis. Who would have known that one little spot would grow to cover my [...]


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Pack Health / July, 27th 2017

The Bigger Picture

3 things to know about Psoriatic Arthritis

Have you heard of psoriatic arthritis? It’s a close cousin of psoriasis, but it doesn’t affect the skin. Here’s what you need to know: 1. Psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis are cut from the same cloth: The connection between these diagnoses is well established: 30% of people with psoriasis develop psoriatic arthritis, and 80% of people diagnosed with [...]


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Pack Health / July, 25th 2017

Member Story

Telling Your Story

Sharing your story is a beautiful process that can enable you to increase your own resilience, find closure, and help others, all in one go.  Todd talked about this in the first blog he ever wrote for us! By sharing his story with a wide audience and tapping into online communities, he found he was not alone and niether are you. It's a powerful thing, tel [...]


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Pack Health / July, 16th 2017

Member Story

Overcoming Psoriasis: Are you prioritizing your health?

Does your Psoriasis or Psoriatic Arthritis have you asking yourself, “why me”? I think we all thought about that question at least once.  Let's face it, nobody signed up for this.   When I was first diagnosed with our disease I had no clue psoriasis was a chronic illness, an autoimmune disease that would wreak havoc on my well being inside and out. Ad [...]


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Pack Health / April, 20th 2017