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Breaking the Stress Cycle

Lesson 6 · 5 min

Never mind the constant stresses that come with living in this crazy world — dealing with psoriatic arthritis every day probably means you get more than your fair share of frazzled.

And, in a classic catch-22, stress isn’t good for your psoriatic arthritis. Plus, it can make inflammation worse.

A 2017 review of 49 studies showed that when people experience psychological stress, levels of inflammatory markers in their blood also increase.

Experts also know that when you minimize stress in your life and use stress reduction techniques, this can help you lower your inflammation.

In the last lesson, you learned about protecting your bones. You’ll come away from this lesson with some facts about stress and proven ways to take it down a few notches.

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