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.

Psoriasis, Intimacy, and Finding Love

Credit: iStock Growing up, I felt as though I would never find someone who made me feel comfortable enough to show my psoriasis to them. After all, I even had some family members who had never seen my disease. I was terrified of intimacy and the idea ...
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Pap Smear. Pelvic Exam. STD Test. What's the Difference?

Credit: Thinkstock When I was younger I assumed any vaginal examination would automatically include a Pap smear and testing for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). As I got older, I came to realize that my assumptions were false. Although the three ...
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Ladies, Did You Know You Could Use Food to Increase Sexual Drive?

Credit: Thinkstock So it’s time to have sex, but you really aren’t in the mood. You make up every excuse in the book to avoid participating in hanky-panky, including being too tired or having a headache. If you are a woman who has experienced not wan...
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