Psoriasis

Answers to your top questions about living with psoriasis, including advice on treatments options, diagnosis and different kinds of psoriasis, dating, switching medications, pregnancy, relationships, and more.

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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

7 Tips for Managing Weight Gain With Psoriatic Arthritis

Managing weight gain is especially challenging when living with psoriatic arthritis. Here are seven practical tips, including recognizing triggers, trying low-impact exercises, and getting support.

By Julie Cerrone Croner

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

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

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

Eczema or Another Skin Condition?

In order to treat eczema correctly, you need the right diagnosis. Read about nine illnesses that share symptoms with eczema in order to know what you have.

By Eileen Bailey

Can a Mediterranean Diet Lessen Psoriasis Symptoms?

A study conducted in France and published in JAMA Dermatology suggests that an anti-inflammatory Mediterranean diet may diminish symptoms in people with psoriasis.

By Diane Domina