Amy Tudor

Patient Expert

Amy wrote for HealthCentral as a patient expert for Psoriasis.

Conditions Covered:Psoriasis, Skin Health, Skin Cancer, Melanoma, Mental Health, Anxiety Disorders

Latest by Amy Tudor

Food Advice for Psoriasis

People with psoriasis react differently to dietary changes, just as they can react differently to medical treatments. But many individuals have reported success with changes in their diet. Here are foods that may help those with the skin disorder.

8 Things I Wish I'd Known About Psoriasis

Eight HealthCentral readers reveal what they wish they had known about managing psoriasis – from learning how to find which treatment works best for them, to finding out how other people with psoriasis respond to the condition.

6 Ways to Cope With the Stigma of Psoriasis

If you have a chronic skin disease like psoriasis, it can be easy to let people’s comments or curiosity get you down. But there are ways to protect yourself from self-consciousness brought on by the stigma of psoriasis.

Living Well with Psoriasis

If you’ve been diagnosed with psoriasis, your doctor likely told you that it’s a chronic, lifelong skin condition. While there’s no cure for psoriasis, it is possible to live well despite your skin condition. Here are ways you can control the disease ...

Handling Rude Comments About Your Skin with Grace

It can be hard to know how to handle hurtful comments about your psoriasis. Read on for advice on deciding when to address comments and when to ignore them.

What Your Doctor Wishes You Knew

When you have a chronic condition like psoriasis, your relationship with your dermatologist is an important one. Here’s what your dermatologist wants you to know about managing your psoriasis.

6 Psoriasis Soothers From Your Kitchen Cupboards

Many natural oils are known for helping moisturize the skin, but virgin coconut oil may be new to you. This oil, which is solid at room temperature, can be used topically as well as taken internally. Try adding a tablespoon to your morning coffee, or ...

Foods for Beautiful Skin

A healthy diet can give you healthy skin - here are some great foods to help you and your skin!

What Can Boost Your Skin Cancer Risk?

Sun exposure isn’t the only way you can get skin cancer. Here are 6 things that also increase your risk.

Types of Skin Cancer and Their Symptoms

There are many types of skin cancer. Do you know all the types? Read this slideshow to find out more.