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Psoriatic arthritis affects more than just your joints and skin. It increases your risk of a number of other lifelong health problems. The swelling throughout the body that triggers joint pain and skin symptoms in psoriatic arthritis also can affect your heart, eyes, intestines and other areas of the body.
Health problems commonly seen in those with psoriatic arthritis include:
Living with psoriatic arthritis also can make you feel depressed or anxious.
Fortunately, you can take steps to reduce the risk of health problems related to psoriatic arthritis:
April Chang-Miller, M.D.
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