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Skin Health

A comprehensive overview of different skin conditions, including eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, and chronic hives, ways to distinguish them from each other, and treatment options. Inspiring personal stories from patient experts on living with a visible illness.

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Living Well with Eczema

"I was feeling incremental losses in my quality of life."

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Advocacy

Want More Psoriatic Disease Research? Here's How to Advocate to Congress

Psoriasis advocate Sabrina Skiles shares how to prepare, what not to do, and how to make the most of your time on Capitol Hill.

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Symptoms

How Skin and Mood Are Linked

Did you know skin health is connected to our mood? Learn about the fascinating link between your skin, the nervous system, and mood disorders.

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Living With

World Psoriasis Day: 10 Ways to Become a Psoriasis Advocate

Become a psoriasis advocate on World Psoriasis Day and share your experience and knowledge with others. Patient expert Julie Cerrone Croner offers ten creative suggestions.

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Myths

9 Stupid Things People Say About Psoriasis

Whether they're said out of love or just being rude, many comments about psoriasis are stupid and inaccurate. Read some of the worst I've heard over the years.

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Treatment

Psoriasis: How Long Will It Take to Feel Better?

From ultraviolet therapy to creams, Tracy Davenport offers guidelines on how long it will take to feel better from psoriasis.

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Risk Factors

Eczema Up Close: Myths and Uncommon Complications

Rachel Zohn highlights some of the unexpected but often serious complications that are connected to the condition and some pervasive myths.

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Treatment

9 Ways to Keep Costs Down for Psoriasis

Psoriasis treatment is expensive – costing the average person $8000 a year. Casey Nilsson offers some creative ideas for cost savings, from coupons to patient assistance.

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Alternative Treatment

12 Ways to Get Relief From Psoriatic Arthritis Pain

Medication isn’t the only way to soothe psoriatic arthritis soreness. Here, experts offer their best tips to relieve pain and live better every day.

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Living With

Psoriatic Arthritis and Disability: All Your Questions, Answered!

If your PsA symptoms are so severe that it’s difficult to keep working, you may want to apply for disability benefits. Start here, with this basic guide to the often-confusing process.

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Treatment

Psoriatic Arthritis: Need a Treatment Change?

There are too many treatment options to settle for one that’s not working. Watch for these red flags that suggest it’s time to talk to your doctor about switching things up.

Meet the Experts

Eileen Bailey
Health Writer

Eileen Bailey is an award-winner author of six books on health and parenting. She specializes in ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer.

Alisha Bridges
Patient Expert

Public speaker and award-winning writer and community advocate. She has lived and thrived with psoriasis for over two decades.

Casey Nilsson
Patient Expert

Casey Nilsson, an award-winning journalist based in Providence, Rhode Island, writes about autoimmune disease for HealthCentral.