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World Psoriasis Day: Treat Psoriasis Seriously

Start taking your psoriasis seriously on World Psoriasis Day. Learn from the National Psoriasis Foundation what you need to do to to live your best life with psoriasis.

By Sabrina Skiles

The Link Between Osteoporosis/Osteopenia and Psoriatic Arthritis and How to Protect Your Bones

Read the science behind the connection between psoriatic arthritis and osteoporosis and osteopenia, as well as tips for preventing bone damage.

By Casey Nilsson

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.

3 Reasons Why You Need to Treat Your Psoriasis

It’s not about being rid of flaky psoriasis patches. Treating psoriasis is about averting significant health risks, including joint damage and heart disease.

By Alisha Bridges

Are Anti-Aging Treatments Safe for People With Psoriasis?

If you’re living with psoriasis, you might think anti-aging treatments — from microdermabrasion to chemical peels — are off-limits. And there is some truth to that concern.

By Casey Nilsson

How to Navigate Step Therapy — Or Avoid It Altogether

You could be going through step therapy — when insurance companies try less expensive treatments before offering the goods — and not even know it.

By Alisha Bridges

Exploring the Link Between Sleep Apnea and Psoriasis

Psoriasis and sleep apnea share a common link — inflammation. Does this mean these two conditions are connected?

By Martin Reed

Sleep Disorders You're At Risk of With Psoriasis

Having psoraisis puts you more at risk for narcolepsy, restless leg syndrome, insomnia, and these other sleep complications.

By Martin Reed

What Is the Link Between Psoriasis and Stress?

Stress can’t cause psoriasis, but it can trigger symptoms in people with the disease. Here’s what happens in the body.

By Claire Gillespie

Quiz: How Well Do You Understand Psoriasis and Its Treatments?

Clear up misconceptions about psoriasis and boost your knowledge about treatment options.

By Stephanie Stephens