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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Winter Psoriasis

Take Care of Your Psoriasis in Winter

If you have psoriasis you know it exhibits worse symptoms during the cold winter months. Here's how to avoid flare-ups and take care of winter psoriasis.
55 found this helpful by Patricia Bratianu on February 9, 2016
Psoriasis and Stress

The Link Between Psoriasis and Stress

Psoriasis itself can be a stressor, and when you become stressed, it gets worse. Learn about the link between psoriasis and stress and how to manage it.
by Eric Patterson on January 12, 2016
Psoriasis Swelling

Psoriatic Arthritis: Caring for Your Hands and Feet

Psoriatic arthritis can cause pain and swelling in your hands, fingers, feet and toes. Consider these tips for treating and preventing psoriasis swelling.
136 found this helpful by Patricia Bratianu on December 2, 2015
Psoriasis Burning

What Causes Psoriasis Burning and Pain?

Find out what may be behind your psoriasis burning and pain symptoms in order to re-focus your treatment approach and find some quick relief.
61 found this helpful by Angela Finlay on November 16, 2015
What not to say to someone with psoriasis

What Not to Say to Someone With Psoriasis

"It can be difficult to know what to say to someone with psoriasis." Angie discusses what not to say to someone with psoriasis and how to be supportive.
46 found this helpful by Angela Finlay on October 28, 2015
Coping With Psoriasis Stigma

Coping With Psoriasis Stigma

Handling tough social situations when it comes to your psoriasis becomes easier with time. Consider these tips for managing psoriasis stigma.
21 found this helpful by Angela Finlay on June 3, 2015
Bath for Psoriasis

Taking a Bath for Psoriasis

Taking daily baths can help prevent skin infections and reduce itching. Consider these tips for taking baths for psoriasis management.
9 found this helpful by Brenda Vanta on May 20, 2015
Dealing with Others

Coping With People’s Reactions to Psoriasis

Dealing with psoriasis and its impact on you, as well as the ignorance of others can be a demanding job.
46 found this helpful by Eric Patterson on April 29, 2015
Psoriasis and Nail Infections

Psoriasis and Nail Infections

A high percentage of individuals who have psoriasis also suffer from yeast and fungal nail infections.
47 found this helpful by Patricia Bratianu on April 22, 2015
Finding Psoriasis Support

Finding Psoriasis Support

When you have psoriasis support is very important. Consider these thoughts on identifying the supports already in your life, and finding new ones.
38 found this helpful by Eric Patterson on February 11, 2015