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Insomnia and Psoriasis

Posted on May 18, 2018

Many members of MyPsoriasisTeam struggle with insomnia. “Between itching from psoriasis and pain from psoriatic arthritis, I’ve been getting three to four hours a night,” reports one weary member. It’s like a “hamster wheel” says another: “Not sleeping [leads to] stress, itchy feet, sore joints and off we go again.” Sleeplessness can be frustrating but there are strategies that can help you. Learn how members of the community are using hot baths, air-conditioning, herbal remedies, and other techniques to get the shut-eye they need.

On MyPsoriasisTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Insomnia is one of the top 10 topics most discussed.

Here are some question-and-answer threads about insomnia:

Here are some conversations about insomnia:

Can you relate?

Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to MyPsoriasisTeam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.

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A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

Bad pain in joints, ie wrist, elbows knee, and foot at night. Any suggestions? Can't afford $5000. Biologic. Thanks!

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