Learning about the relationship between diet and inflammation helped me make long-term changes and have fewer flare-ups.
After suffering from early-onset arthritis and thick, scaly, itchy patches of skin on my hands for years, some recent unexplained changes in my fingernails led me to request a referral to a rheumatologist.
X-rays and bloodwork confirmed my suspicions — I have psoriatic arthritis (PsA).
While my 20-year search for an answer was over, the fight to reduce the inflammation causing my pain was just beginning.
I knew from experience that sugar was a trigger for my joint pain, and for years I’d