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Health & Fitness Kim Kardashian bravely opens up on battle with psoriasis and arthritis in emotional essay

06:00  20 september  2019
06:00  20 september  2019 Source:   ok.co.uk

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Kim Kardashian was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis on last night's episode of Keeping Up with Kim Kardashian Was Diagnosed With Psoriatic Arthritis After Her Lupus Scare On 'KUWTK'. Kim 's been experiencing symptoms like fatigue and numbness in her hands. Kim 's been open in the

Kim Kardashian opened up about her psoriasis journey in a personal essay for her sister Kourtney Kardashian 's lifestyle website Poosh. Kim details how she has dealt with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis symptoms and many remedies she's turned to over the years. "It’s been 13 years since I

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Kim Kardashian has bravely opened up on her battle with psoriasis, posting a make up free selfie to her millions of followers.

The 38 year old has discussed her struggle with the condition on Keeping Up With The Kardashians, but has now shared a lengthy essay with her fans.

a close up of a woman: Kim Kardashian has opened up on her battle with psoriasis © Poosh Kim Kardashian has opened up on her battle with psoriasis Mother of four Kim took to her sister Kourtney Kardashian's lifestyle website, Poosh, to reveal she first experienced the condition in her twenties, but it has hit its all time worst this year.

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KIM Kardashian has spoken about her struggle with psoriasis , a skin condition that has left red, flaky patches all over her face and body. Adding that she also had psoriatic arthritis - which causes pain and swelling between the joints - she explained how it left her unable to even pick up her phone.

Kim Kardashian has been living with psoriasis on a constant basis for the past eight years. 'Today I ’ m sharing with Poosh my journey with the autoimmune conditions psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis I was living in New York—I will never forget it, since it was our DASH store opening in November.

Kanye West's wife Kim candidly wrote: "Earlier this year is when it got extremely bad—it covered my whole face and a majority of my entire body.

Kim has shared a lengthy essay alongside photos of her flare-ups © Poosh Kim has shared a lengthy essay alongside photos of her flare-ups "Today I’m sharing with Poosh my journey with the autoimmune conditions psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, including what’s worked for me and how I’ve adjusted my life since being diagnosed.

"It’s been 13 years since I experienced my first psoriasis flare-up.... I am the only child my mom passed down her autoimmune issue to. Lucky me, lol.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - SEPTEMBER 14: Kim Kardashian West attends the 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards on September 14, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. © 2019 FilmMagic LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - SEPTEMBER 14: Kim Kardashian West attends the 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards on September 14, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. "When I was 25, I had my first psoriasis flare-up. I got a common cold, and since psoriasis is an autoimmune condition, this triggered it." 

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Kim Kardashian ‘s troubles are more than just skin-deep. The reality TV star turned business mogul has written a heartfelt essay for Poosh.com in which she expands on her struggle with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis . “Even though I always grew up with my mom having psoriasis and hearing her

During an emotional episode of ‘KUWTK,’ Kim Kardashian learned that her mystery illness wasn’t lupus Kim — who spoke about how she was handling the pain in her joints in interviews leading up to the KUWTK Really, psoriatic arthritis is a form of arthritis that affects some people with psoriasis .

Opening up on her first flare-up, the mum of four continued: "It was all over my stomach and legs. Luckily, in my apartment complex at the time, my neighbor was a dermatologist.

Kim Kardashian West attends © Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Kim Kardashian West attends "The Cher Show" Broadway musical opening night at the Neil Simon Theatre on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, in New York. "I showed it to him, and he said to come into the office and he would give me a shot of cortisone and then hopefully it would go away (since it was my first big outbreak). I did this and my psoriasis completely went away for about five years.

"At the time, I wasn’t sure it was psoriasis. I was living in New York— I will never forget it, since it was our DASH store opening in November. I was wearing this glitzy sequin dress from our store to the opening and I came home afterward and was itching. It seemed like it came out of nowhere, but I thought that my skin was just sensitive toward the dress’s material.

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Kim Kardashian , 38, shared the selfie, along with a number of other shocking images, and her own personal testimony about dealing with psoriasis on her sister “Today I ’ m sharing with Poosh my journey with the autoimmune conditions psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis , including what’s worked

On Keeping Up With the Kardashians , Kim was cleared of having lupus as her joint pain was Kim Kardashian was given the all-clear from her lupus scare after testing positive for lupus antibodies The doctor said it was actually psoriatic arthritis , a type arthritis caused by psoriasis , and not lupus.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - SEPTEMBER 14: Kim Kardashian West attends the 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards on September 14, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. © 2019 FilmMagic LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - SEPTEMBER 14: Kim Kardashian West attends the 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards on September 14, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. "And then I came home to LA for Mason’s first birthday party and my mom looked at my leg and said it was definitely psoriasis. This is when my real psoriasis journey began.

"Earlier this year is when it got extremely bad — it covered my whole face and a majority of my entire body."

Discussing how she realised she had also developed psoriatic arthritis, Kim went on: "One night, I woke up to use the restroom and I physically couldn’t pick up my phone.

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 11:  Kim Kardashian West is seen walking in soho  on September 11, 2019 in New York City. © 2019 Raymond Hall NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 11: Kim Kardashian West is seen walking in soho on September 11, 2019 in New York City. "I thought it was strange but maybe I just slept on my hands weird and I was so tired, I didn’t need to be checking my phone at that hour anyway. I fell right back asleep.

"I woke up that morning and I still couldn’t pick up my phone. I was freaking out—I couldn’t even pick up a toothbrush, my hands hurt so badly. I had worked out the day before and we did an arm day, so I thought maybe one of the exercises strained my hand.

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Kim has opened up on her psoriasis journey (Picture: Getty, @ kimkardashian /Instagram). After being diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis , fearing it was lupus, Kim Kardashian has opened up about her battle with psoriasis , sharing a defiant selfie during a flare up .

Kim Kardashian is inextricably linked to one of the biggest criminal trials in legal history, since her late father Robert Kardashian was one of OJ Simpson's It was behind a stage or something. I don’t even know what club it was at. I started crying. It was emotional , I think,' the reality star reminisced.

"As the day went on, I got a bit more movement in my hands, but they really hurt from the inside — I felt it in my bones. Everyone assumed it was just my workout, but I knew this felt different.

Kim Kardashian in Paris, France, on March 5, 2019 © Mehdi Taamallah/NurPhoto Kim Kardashian in Paris, France, on March 5, 2019 "I let two days go by and I remembered I had to fly to Vegas for Jimmy Kimmel. I was so uncomfortable the whole time because my hands were in so much pain. I felt miserable.

"After I flew home, I went to the doctor because then I thought I could possibly have rheumatoid arthritis. I knew I felt the pain in my bones, and after I Googled the possibilities, I was beyond scared.

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Kim Kardashian holding a sign posing for the camera: Kim Kardashian West arrives at the CFDA Fashion Awards at the Brooklyn Museum on Monday, June 4, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) ORG XMIT: NYPM173

"You really can get in a crazy headspace when you think you have something. My doctor said I could have a false positive, and he wanted me to come back.

"I went back three days later, which felt like the longest three days of my life! It turns out those tests were a false positive and I did not have rheumatoid arthritis or lupus. I had psoriatic arthritis."

She finished her emotional essay: "It’s still painful and scary, but I was happy to have a diagnosis. No matter what autoimmune condition I had, I was going to get through it, and they are all manageable with proper care."

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