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How to Cope with Scalp Psoriasis

How to Cope with Scalp Psoriasis

As an autoimmune skin condition, psoriasis can appear virtually anywhere on your skin, but a flare-up of scalp psoriasis and its symptoms can be a challenge to deal with. Due to its sensitive location, scalp psoriasis can cause additional discomfort and embarrassment,...

What is Red Light Therapy?

What is Red Light Therapy?

Though it is has been in existence for nearly six decades and used in other applications, such as by astronauts to grow plants in space, red light therapy is now being explored as a non-invasive way to treat a number of skin conditions, including eczema and psoriasis....

Aging with Psoriasis

Aging with Psoriasis

Though it’s a condition that can occur at any point in our lives, psoriasis can be particularly troubling as we get older. As we age, our skin’s natural changes can influence how effective treatments are and what is most appropriate for our bodies. Most people have...

What is Psoriatic Arthritis?

What is Psoriatic Arthritis?

Psoriasis and arthritis are not widely considered related, but there does exist a disease affecting about 1.5 million Americans that draws a direct line between the two. Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a chronic autoimmune disease that often begins with a diagnosis of...

Coal Tar and California Proposition 65

Coal Tar and California Proposition 65

If you don’t live in California, you may not be familiar with the state’s Proposition (Prop) 65. If you are a Californian, no doubt you see Prop 65 warnings several times a day. From coffee shops to theme parks, luggage to nuts, to coal tar skin cream, the evidence of...