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National Psoriasis Foundation

Non-Profit Organization

The National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) is the world’s leading nonprofit for individuals with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. NPF is on a mission to drive efforts to cure psoriatic disease and dramatically improve the lives of the more than 8 million Americans affected by this chronic disease. As part of that effort, the NPF created its Patient Navigation Center offering personalized assistance to everyone impacted by psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis and has funded more than $19 million in research grants and fellowships.

Latest by National Psoriasis Foundation

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Work

When Work Stress Makes Psoriasis Worse

One woman shares how she overcame an office bully -- and emerging symptoms of psoriatic arthritis.

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Relationships

Love, Sex, and Psoriasis

As many as 70 percent of people with psoriasis say the condition impacts their sexual relationships. Learn more about what you can do to ease symptoms and improve intimacy.

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Living With

How to Build Your Psoriatic Disease Health Team

Here are the specialists you'll want in your life for your best chance at reducing or alleviating your psoriasis and psoriatic arthrtis symptoms.

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Nutrition

Be a Better Cook With Psoriatic Arthritis

A PsA diagnosis doesn't mean you have to give up cooking. Here are helpful tips to make time in the kitchen less stressful on your joints.

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Living With

How To Keep Your Hair Healthy With Psoriasis

Living with scalp psoriasis doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy your hair. Medicated shampoos, medications, and laser therapy can keep your hair looking luscious.

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Living With

Top 5 Psoriatic Arthritis Questions

Get expert answers to 5 of the most common questions about psoriatic arthritis, from rheumatologist Christopher Ritchlin.

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Travel

Be a Happy Traveler With Psoriasis

Make the most of your vacation or business trip by following this advice from dermatologists and others living with psoriatic disease.

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Living With

Pros and Cons of Teledermatology

There are now doctors who can diagnose and treat psoriasis via photographs sent by email or text — but is this as accurate as an in-person appointment?

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Living With

Get the Sleep You Need With Psoriatic Arthritis

If you have psoriatic arthritis, chances are good that you also have trouble sleeping. Here’s why and what you can do about it.

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Winter

Advice For Winter Skin Care With Psoriasis

Winter weather is notorious for causing psoriasis flares. This dermatologist answers your questions about managing psoriasis when the temperature drops.