-Psoriasis

Psoriasis Organizations

Psoriasis Organizations

The following organizations may be useful in finding out more information about psoriasis and its treatment: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) 
Information Clearinghouse National Institutes of Health 1 AMS CircleBethesda, MD...

Psoriasis Frequently Asked Questions

Psoriasis Frequently Asked Questions

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Psoriasis Triggers

Psoriasis Triggers

What are the triggers for psoriasis? Scientists believe that at least 10% of the general population inherits one or more of the genes that create a predisposition to psoriasis. However, only 2% to 3% of the population actually develops the disease. Researchers believe...

Types of Psoriasis

Types of Psoriasis

Psoriasis appears in a variety of five forms with distinct characteristics. Generally, one type of psoriasis will clear and another form of psoriasis will appear in response to a trigger.This is the most prevalent form of psoriasis and appears as raised, red patches...

5 Fast Facts: Psoriasis & Autoimmune Disease

5 Fast Facts: Psoriasis & Autoimmune Disease

Fact 1. Psoriasis is classified as an autoimmune disease, by the CDC  and most other medical organizations. WebMd describes autoimmune diseases as, “… when your body thinks its own tissues are foreign invaders that must be attacked.” Fact 2. The term comorbidity is...

Question: Is Psoriasis Hereditary?

Question: Is Psoriasis Hereditary?

Answer: The short answer is yes. Psoriasis can be hereditary. Family history does play a role in the probability of developing psoriasis, but there is more to the story. Heredity is one of the many factors that can predict being affected by psoriasis. Healthline...

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....