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Can psoriatic arthritis be prevented?

Because the exact cause of psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis are not known, no methods for prevention are available. However, you can take some precautions. To reduce wear and tear on your joints, managing a healthy weight, eating more fruits and vegetables, and exercising are recommended. These lifestyle changes can also help you maintain a good range of movement even if you do develop psoriatic arthritis.

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