Psoriasis Inside Perspective Campaign

Joni Kazantzis
In addition to learning more about new treatments, I also was recently introduced to the INSIDE PERSPECTIVE campaign, by Celgene Corporation and it reminded me of my own journey to understand how living with psoriasis impacts my life daily.

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3 Ways to Support Your Partner with a Chronic Condition

Joni Kazantzis
Empathy and patience might be common characteristics for many partnerships, but they become essential when one or both people are living with a chronic condition. For my husband and I, it’s both of us. I was diagnosed with psoriasis when I was a teen. He’s been living with neck arthritis that causes chronic migraines for […]

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5 Fatigue-Busting, Flare-Fighting Snacks for Busy Moms and Kids

Joni Kazantzis
There are certain foods that can trigger a flare and some that can help fight inflammation inside your body, so its important to incorporate foods that focus on the latter into your diet.  Eating with a chronic disease can be challenging enough, but throw in some tiny humans who ALWAYS want to snack and have […]

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5 Ways to Help Your Child Conquer the Emotional and Physical Impacts of a Skin Condition

Joni Kazantzis
Between physical symptoms, the emotional impact, social and peer pressure, and the overwhelming abundance of treatment options, living with a skin condition – be it psoriasis, eczema, or acne – can be challenging, for both a child and their caretaker. Consider these five ways to help your young one or teen navigate, understand, and persevere. […]

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NPF Patient Navigation Center

Joni Kazantzis
In her latest post, Joni Kazantzis writes about the National Psoriasis Foundation's Patient Navigation Center and the amazing work they do for the Psoriatic Community.

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May is Psoriatic Arthritis Action Month

Joni Kazantzis
One in every three people living with psoriasis will develop psoriatic arthritis (PsA), a chronic, inflammatory disease of the joints and connective tissue. The main symptoms include joint pain, stiffness and swelling and can affect any part of the body. Unfortunately if left untreated, PsA can cause permanent joint and bone damage leading to life-long […]

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Getting a Haircut with Psoriasis

Joni Kazantzis
When you’re living with psoriasis, a simple task like getting a haircut, can cause stress and pain. Scalp psoriasis has always been one of my most problematic areas of this disease. I think it’s been my biggest pain point because of how visible is it, and because it’s always been so difficult to find something that treats it well without sacrificing clean looking hair.

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Heading into Spring with Psoriasis

Joni Kazantzis
If you're like me, the changing of seasons can have an impact on your psoriasis. In celebration of the new season, I put together a few ways that I'm energizing my psoriasis treatment routine for spring.

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My 2017 Reflection

Joni Kazantzis
To me, the new year means a time to reset and get back to routine after 6+ weeks of festivities. I’ve never been much for resolutions because they’ve always been so easy to forgot about by the end of January. But I do think that the start of a new year is the perfect time […]

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