Lana Barhum

Lana Barhum, Author at New Life Outlook

About Lana

Lana Barhum is a freelance medical and health writer from Northeast Ohio. She has written for a variety of online health publications, including the Pain News Network, Alliance Health, Upwell, Mango Health, New Life Outlook, Medical News Today, News Medical and The Mighty. Having lived with rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia since 2008, Lana uses her experiences to share expert advice on various chronic illness and medical topics.

Lana holds a Master’s Degree in Legal Studies and has worked for over 16 years as a legal assistant. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time and trying to keep up with her two sons – ages 8 and 17, taking care of her cat, embarrassing her teenager, exploring nature and historical sites, and visiting her local Amish country.

You can find Lana’s most recent work at Upwell, Mango Health, the Pain News Network, New Life Outlook, Medical News Today and News Medical.

You can see more of Lana on here website here.

Lana's Work

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 misdiagnosis

Do You Think You Have Been Misdiagnosed?

Psoriasis can mimic other skin problems. Here's what you need to know about psoriasis, its symptoms, and what to do if you think you have been misdiagnosed.
by Lana Barhum on June 2, 2017
Foods to Avoid With Psoriasis

Foods to Avoid With Psoriasis

Living with psoriasis, you can often find yourself powerless. Taking charge of your diet and avoiding certain foods can help you take control of your life.
41 found this helpful by Lana Barhum on April 21, 2017
natural remedies for psoriasis

8 Ways to Naturally Manage Psoriasis

Sick of medications to manage psoriasis? Here are eight natural remedies for psoriasis you can try — you may even have them at home already!
216 found this helpful by Lana Barhum on February 22, 2017