Alisha Bridges

Alisha Bridges, Patient Expert

Alisha Bridges is a freelance health writer on the topics of sexual health, skin care, and psoriasis. She has lived and thrived with psoriasis for over two decades. Alisha is the creator of www.Beingmeinmyownskin.com, a site dedicated to sharing what it’s like to live with psoriasis. She is also a student at Georgia State University pursuing a career as a physician assistant with a concentration in dermatology. She can be found on Twitter and Instagram @alishambridges.

7 Invisible Effects of Psoriasis

It’s the visible effects of psoriasis that get most of the attention, but it’s the ones that are overlooked that can have just as lasting impressions on a person.
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Psoriasis: How to Deal with Comments

Having a visible disease like psoriasis puts you at risk of ridicule. Check out the stories below of psoriasis patients via Facebook Messenger,
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Intimacy Means Something Different to All of Us

Credit: Thinkstock I asked men and women ages 25 and up “What is intimacy to you?” “Intimacy is the feeling or moment you have that you share with [another] person.” “I think intimacy is the soul. All your limitations [are] intimacy, shared history, ...
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Confessions of a Psoriasis Sufferer

Here are three scary realities of psoriasis I deal with these days. Can you relate? Picture this… For 15 years I hid my disease due to the fears of what others would think about the flaky, inflamed, crusty patches that invaded my skin. I hid because ...
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