Living With

Latest

5 Health Advantages of Owning a Pet When Living With Psoriasis

Psoriasis and pets? You’d think they were enemies. But our furry friends actually offer many health advantages for those who live with psoriasis. Here are five.

By Alisha Bridges

Do You Experience Social Anxiety With Your Psoriatic Arthritis?

About one-third of people living with psoriasis, including psoriatic arthritis, experience anxiety or have an increased risk. Learn about what factors contribute to it and what you can do.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Letter to My Younger Self Regarding Psoriasis

Patient expert Sabrina Skiles pens a poignant letter to her younger self packed full of insights learned from living with psoriasis.

By Sabrina Skiles

Psoriasis: 5 Tips to Protect Your Eyes

The inflammatory nature of psoriasis can increase risk of developing eye disorders such as uveitis, dry eye, and conjunctivitis. Learn five tips for protecting your eyes.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Psoriasis: On Finding Your Voice and Communicating Your Needs

Dermatologists and others may look at your flaky skin and craft a story of psoriasis for you. Here’s how to articulate find your voice and articulate your needs.

By Alisha Bridges

Top 10 Books on Psoriasis

Ready to curate your own psoriasis library? Start with these favorite picks by Claire Gillespie, including handbooks, memoirs, and cookbooks.

By Claire Gillespie

9 Stupid Things People Say About Psoriasis

No matter if it’s said out of love or rudeness, many comments about psoriasis are just plain stupid and inaccurate. Here are some favorites followed by facts.

By Alisha Bridges

Living With Psoriasis? Stand Tall With These Tips on Combatting Stigma

As a visible skin condition, psoriasis is associated with stigma. People just don’t understand. Stay confident and combat the stigma with these nine tips.

By Casey Nilsson

Stress and Psoriasis: Why Play Is Important

Go back to the sandbox of your youth and figure out how to play again. It can help you manage your psoriasis and general health.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

What You Need to Know About Genital Psoriasis

No one wants to talk about their genital psoriasis. Yet information and communication are key to living well with the illness. Here’s what you should know.

By Claire Gillespie