Stacy London from TLC’s “What not to Wear” has launched a new site to help those living with psoriasis. Stacy has been living with psoriasis since she was 4. This site offers help finding a good dermatologist and offers suggestions about what you can do in your daily life to help maintain your psoriasis. Visit […]
Taken from healthcentral.com. Below are 8 myths and facts about psoriasis. Psoriasis is a skin condition characterized by patches of red skin covered with white, flakey dead skin cells. The patches, sometimes called lesions, appear most often on the scalp, knees, elbow and torso. They can be itchy or painful. According to the National Psoriasis […]
The National Psoriasis Foundation has awarded 12 promising physicians with a $40,000 fellowship in either psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis. Each of the 12 fellows will work along side an established psoriatic researcher to guide them in their study. The fellowships were created in hopes to encourage new researchers to pursue a career treating and studying […]
Treatment might always be needed at one point or another but a little prevention can go a long way. Here are ten quick ways to help prevent psoriasis flare-ups. Use moisturizing lotions and creams Make maintainance part of your daily routine Try to reduce exposure to dry, cold weather Use a humidifier Avoid drying medications […]
Psoriasis is a disorder of the immune system. The white blood cells/T-Cells that produce antibodies view a section of normal skin as a pathogen, or as an affected area by a disease-causing agent, these cells trigger the brain to reproduce new skin to replace what it thinks are the damaged skin cells. Normal new skin […]
Six of the top scientists studying psoriasis received National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) research grants totaling $450,000 for projects that aim to discover new treatments and a cure for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Click here to read the full story
A new study might have found a link between psoriasis and obesity, inflammation. Read the study to find out more.
Two recent studies have show that people with psoriasis have an increased level of antibodies to gliadin which shows gluten intolerance. Have you tried to limit gluten and seen any success in diminishing your psoriasis? Click here to read the article.
What can I do to help my psoriasis? A healthy lifestyle may help. What this means is regular exercise, getting plenty of rest, eating a healthy diet, and reducing the amount of stress in your life. The use of alcohol and tobacco may make your psoriasis worse. Lastly, summer is finally here get outside, spend […]
An inspiring story of Greg, recently diagnosed with Psoriasis, found an inventive way to raise money and awareness. Read his story