It can be tricky to see how much things change over time if you haven’t kept a record. Think about how you were feeling two weeks ago. Do you remember what your mood was like, if there was anything you felt you couldn’t do because of your PsA (psoriatic arthritis) symptoms, what kind of pain did you have and where? Having this information and more could really help your healthcare professional see how you’re doing, and whether anything, including your treatment, might need to change.1,2
Things to think about every day that could help you keep track of your progress:1
Having answers to questions like the ones above could be a valuable conversation starter when speaking to your doctor, but please remember it doesn’t take the place of a medical assessment.
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