Tag Archives: Affect

Medical News Today: How does psoriatic arthritis affect the nails?

Psoriatic arthritis is a type of arthritis that commonly develops in people with psoriasis. Psoriasis is a skin condition that causes a rapid buildup of skin cells. These cells form patches of itchy, often irritating skin that doctors call plaques. Changes in the nails are common symptoms of both psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. However, psoriatic… Read More »

Does weather affect arthritis pain?

Medical myths die hard. Maybe that’s because there’s no agreement on whether a common belief is indeed a myth. For example, there’s the longstanding belief that weather affects arthritis pain. Many of my patients notice a clear connection; some are so convinced of the link, they believe they can predict the weather better than the… Read More »

How Your Genetics May Affect Your Health

Learn how your genetics may determine your health through the study of nutrigenomics. Genetics are cool. You know your ability to play the piano like a wizard? That might be from your grandmother. Or consider that maybe you love the unique color of your eyes, or the color of your hair – again, it was… Read More »