How to Get Psoriatic Arthritis Treatment


Eat proper foods and maintain good weight. Being overweight puts more pressure on your joints. You should eat foods high in antioxidants. Foods high in antioxidants can reduce inflammation in your body naturally. A good amount of vitamin D and calcium should be added to your diet. Vitamin D can be helpful with psoriasis. You should consult your doctor about taking vitamin D supplements.


Apply ice packs or soak your body in ice. Ice is a natural way to reduce inflammation in your joints. When you're feeling psoriatic arthritis pain, you should soak your body in ice water. If that's too much, then apply ice packs to where you feel pain. Do so a few times a day, for about 20-30 minutes.


Use clove oil, marjoram oil, or sage oil for pain. Essential oils have strong anti-inflammatory properties. They can be helpful and natural ways to relieve pain in your joints. These three oils are very effective in limiting pain, along with helping to treat psoriasis skin conditions. Dilute these oils with olive oil, and apply about 2-3 drops to where you're experiencing pain. Do not take these oils orally.


Use turmeric. The Indian spice known as turmeric has very strong anti-inflammatory properties. Turmeric can be applied to the joints making a paste, then covered with gauze(the curcumin in turmeric will stain clothes). Turmeric supplements are also recommended to take to help provide stronger joints, and reduce arthritis pain.


Take omega-3 fish oils. Omega-3 has proven to help reduce arthritis symptoms. Omega-3 fish oils can also help reduce inflammation throughout the body. You should also eat foods containing high amounts of omega-3. Foods high in omega-3 are fish foods, like cod, shrimp, and salmon. Walnuts are very high in omega-3. Strawberries, green leaf vegetables, and nuts contain omega-3.


Talk to your doctor about psoriatic arthritis symptoms. Getting psoriatic arthritis treatment can consist of over-the-counter medications like asprin to relieve inflammation and pain. If pain is severe enough, then prescribed medications might be recommended. Consult with your doctor about taking any supplements. Especially if you're taking prescribed medications.