what is psoriasis
Lara Wyatt
Lara Wyatt
November 9, 2018
What is psoriasis? Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition that is marked by itchy, red, and scaly spots. Read on to learn more about psoriasis here.

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Common Psoriasis Problems

Things Only People With Psoriasis Understand

Common psoriasis problems we cope with, others don't have to think twice about in their everyday lives. Here are things only other sufferers can understand.
39 found this helpful by Lara Wyatt on May 5, 2017
Infographic Psoriasis and Restless Legs Syndrome

Psoriasis and Restless Legs Syndrome

People with psoriasis may be losing sleep over restless legs syndrome (RLS), a neurological disorder that causes itching, burning sensations in the legs.
by NewLifeOutlook Team on November 15, 2016
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
Infographic Psoriasis Awareness infographic

August Is Psoriasis Awareness Month!

Did you know this month is Psoriasis Awareness Month? The National Psoriasis Foundation uses this month as a chance to raise awareness.
242 found this helpful by NewLifeOutlook Team on August 11, 2016
Infographic psoriasis and anxiety infographic

Psoriasis and Anxiety Management

Many chronic illness sufferers experience anxiety. It could be a pre-existing condition, but in many cases it is due to their pain and stress.
53 found this helpful by NewLifeOutlook Team on April 26, 2016
Nail Psoriasis

Nail Psoriasis and How to Manage It

Like other forms, nail psoriasis can vary in severity and symptoms. Some people are annoyed by pits and chips, while others may lose their nails entirely. 
279 found this helpful by Angela Finlay on April 4, 2016
Infographic Psoriasis Autoimmune Disease

Is Psoriasis an Autoimmune Disease?

Did you know there are 50 million people with autoimmune disease in the U.S.? So many people are affected, yet there is still a lack of understanding.
174 found this helpful by NewLifeOutlook Team on March 22, 2016
Symptoms of Psoriatic Arthritis

What Are the Symptoms of Psoriatic Arthritis?

Around 30 percent of psoriasis sufferers will see symptoms under the skin, in their joints. So, what exactly are the symptoms of psoriatic arthritis?
549 found this helpful by Angela Finlay on March 8, 2016
11 Things You Might Not Know About Psoriasis

11 Things You Might Not Know About Psoriasis

Most people know psoriasis can cause itchy, scaly patches on the skin, but not much else. Let’s look at some facts about psoriasis you may not be aware of.
by Patricia Bratianu on September 1, 2015
New Research Into Link Between Psoriasis and Ethnicity

New Research Into Link Between Psoriasis and Ethnicity

Psoriasis affects approximately 3% of all people worldwide, but some groups are more prone than others to develop psoriasis.
14 found this helpful by Patricia Bratianu on August 19, 2015