krysti_with_a_k Krystina Ostermeyer

Krystina Ostermeyer, Author at New Life Outlook

About Krystina

Krysti is a 30-something wife to Brad, and mother to Logan. She also happens to suffer from anxiety and has had migraines since she was 12 years old. In August of 2017, she also had a meningioma (a benign brain tumor) removed.

She writes for the anxiety and migraine of NewLifeOutlook, as well as a variety of other communities.

She is an RN with over ten years of nursing experience, which has enabled her to help many people with a variety of chronic conditions in her career. Her nursing experience has spanned from floor nursing on a telemetry unit, working with heart patients, to working in an allergy/immunotherapy clinic, to working in a diabetes education office. She enjoys helping people living healthier, more fulfilling lives, while also learning from her patients.

In addition to her work, she enjoys reading, yoga (she is a yoga instructor and believes it can help with chronic pain!), traveling, cooking and baking, and enjoying a good cup of coffee.

In addition to her freelance writing and nursing career, she enjoys writing for pleasure. Her son has food allergies, and she enjoys blogging about her family's journey.

Krystina's Work

Inverse Psoriasis

Everything You Need to Know About Inverse Psoriasis

Intertriginous or flexural – more commonly known as inverse psoriasis – is an uncomfortable form of psoriasis that occurs with other types of psoriasis.
34 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on February 14, 2018
Psoriasis Triggers

What Are Common Triggers for Psoriasis?

If you’re having a hard time managing your condition, it may be time to take look at common psoriasis triggers like stress, the weather and more.
216 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on January 23, 2018
Is Psoriasis Contagious?

Is Psoriasis Contagious or Caused by Something Else?

Is psoriasis contagious? The skin condition goes back centuries, back to when it was lumped with other contagious conditions, including leprosy.
44 found this helpful by Lana Barhum and Krystina Ostermeyer on November 22, 2017
Psoriasis and Tattoos

Can I Get a Tattoo If I Have Psoriasis?

The issue of psoriasis and tattoos is debated among doctors. If you're considering a tattoo, consider the risks before going under the needle.
80 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer and Lana Barhum on October 24, 2017
Psoriasis Clothing Stain

How to Remove Tough Psoriasis Stains From Your Clothes

If you or a loved one is living with psoriasis, you're probably wondering how you can remove psoriasis clothing stains. Try these stain removing tips today.
95 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on July 20, 2017
Chemotherapy for Psoriasis

Is Chemotherapy a Good Treatment Option for Psoriasis?

Your physician may suggest chemotherapy for difficult-to-treat psoriasis. If so, it's important to know all the risks and the benefits.
55 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on June 21, 2017
Phototherapy for Psoriasis

Psoriasis and Phototherapy: What Are the Benefits and Risks?

There are a variety of medications for the treatment of psoriasis. However, phototherapy for psoriasis treatment is a great alternative.
344 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on April 6, 2017
Psoriasis Hair Loss

Does Psoriasis Cause Hair Loss?

Psoriasis hair loss is a common symptom of the condition. When you see the thinning hair, you may wonder two things: “Why?” and “is this permanent?”
39 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on November 14, 2016
Turmeric for Psoriasis

Can Turmeric Be Used to Help Psoriasis?

There is a plethora of treatments for psoriasis that range from topical treatments to injected meds. But could you use turmeric for psoriasis treatment?
63 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on October 18, 2016
Does Tanning Help Psoriasis?

Does Tanning Help Psoriasis?

Does tanning help psoriasis? Despite the risk, the sun has been recognized as a beneficial treatment for psoriasis sufferers.
67 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on September 21, 2016