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.

9 Psoriasis Role Models You Should Know

Credit: Thinkstock Check out these nine psoriasis advocates: Most are new to the community Whether you are looking for a guy to look up to, a gal to follow, advice from a parent of a child with psoriasis, or someone of color to relate to, this list p...
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Thinking of Having a Tattoo Removed? Read This First

Credit: Thinkstock _What story is your tattoo telling about you? Is it a tale of remembrance? Love? Or regret? _ Most tattoos tell stories unique to the people who have them. But for people like Dejuan U., some stories end up told in the “wrong place...
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How to Tell Your Chronic Illness Story

In the last five years, I’ve had the opportunity to share my story with thousands. As I continue to tell my saga with psoriasis, I now have the honor of looking for others to feature in my writing.
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What Your Skin Says About Your Health

The skin is the largest organ of the body and when it changes, this can be the first sign that you need to take action. Take a look at these skin issues worth paying close attention to.
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Sexual Health Requirements by Ages

When do you need your first Pap test? What about a mammogram? Learn which tests, procedures, and vaccines related to sexual health you need at each age.
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How to Get Involved With Psoriasis Research

The NPF describes a Citizen Pscientist as “a volunteer who partners with the National Psoriasis Foundation to answer real-world questions about psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.”
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