Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition characterized by frequent episodes of redness, itching, and thick, dry, silvery scales on the skin. It can be a very difficult condition to cope with both physically and emotionally. Whether you have just been diagnosed or even if you have been living with this skin condition for years, it is important to keep up with the latest information and resources about how to better manage your psoriasis.
My Skin Care Connection is here to help. We have tons of resources to share with you about psoriasis topics ranging from the latest psoriasis news to lists of psoriasis support groups. We hope that these resources will assist you to becoming a more empowered and knowledgeable patient.
Psoriasis: The Basics
• National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Questions and Answers about Psoriasis
Managing Your Condition
• For Teens: Living with Psoriasis (National Psoriasis Foundation)
• Minimizing Flare-ups (American Academy of Dermatology)
Coping with Emotions
• Psychosocial Stress and Psoriasis (American Academy of Dermatology)
Working with Your Doctor
• American Academy of Dermatology: Find a physician
• National Psoriasis Foundation Physician Directory
• Treatment: Scalp Psoriasis (American Academy of Dermatology )
• Treating Psoriatic Arthritis (National Psoriasis Foundation)
• Is Phototherapy Right for Your Psoriasis? (American Academy of Dermatology)
• Topical Treatments for Psoriasis Including Steroids (National Psoriasis Foundation)
• Psoriasis Support Group Network (listed by state)
• We are Psoriasis.org: A Social Support Network for Those Living with Psoriasis
Psoriasis or Dermatological Associations
• American Osteopathic College of Dermatology
If you have questions about your skin condition the best person to ask is your doctor or dermatologist. But if you need additional information, resources or support My Skin Care Connection is here to help. Please feel free to become a part of our community so you can share your experiences with others who may be coping with the same health related condition.
Published On: September 28, 2010