If you have been diagnosed with a chronic skin disease you will most likely have many questions. Some of these questions may include: How do I cope with having this skin disorder? What are the facts about my skin disease and what are just old wives’ tales? What can I do to treat my condition? Most of all you will probably want to gain some hope that you will be able to manage your skin condition in the day to day. We are here to help answer your questions and give you some hope. In this post we are going to give you links to information and resources about three chronic skin conditions including acne, eczema, and psoriasis.
How to Cope
One commonality shared by these three skin conditions is that symptoms can be very persistent. There may be periods of remission where your skin may clear up but these times can be followed by periods of exacerbation where you will experience a flare up. The chronic nature of these skin diseases can make one more susceptible to both stress and depression. In turn, stress and depression can have a negative effect on your skin. If you suffer from a chronic skin disorder such as acne, eczema, or psoriasis it is important that in addition to learning how to take care of your skin, that you also take care of your mental health.
Here are some articles which may help.
Facts vs. Myths
Another common aspect of all three skin conditions is that there may be myths perpetuated by the public about having a chronic skin condition. Here are some of our articles which attempt to separate fact from fiction.
When you have a chronic skin condition such as acne, eczema or psoriasis you are going to want to know how to treat your symptoms and prevent flare-ups. Here are some articles to give you the information you need.
How to Treat Acne
How to Treat Eczema
How to Treat Psoriasis
Regardless of what type of skin disease you have, it is important that you seek the guidance of your doctor or dermatologist. Your doctor will be the best person to help you to find the most suitable treatment for your condition. In the meantime we can provide the information, resources and support you need to manage your condition in the day to day. If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions of content you would like to see on this site please let us know. We love to hear from members. Your input is of great value to us.
Published On: February 28, 2011