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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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Skin Health

9 Ways to Get Instant Relief From Chronic Hives

From cold compresses to ditching your bra (those tight straps are ruthless on chronic hives!), here are the quickest ways to get temporary relief and set yourself up for long-term success.

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Managing Flares

How to Supercharge Your Psoriatic Arthritis Treatments

Give your complementary PsA treatments a big boost with these tiny tweaks.

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Dating

Psoriasis, Intimacy, and Finding Love

You can find love with psoriasis flares – two people interviewed with the disease agree " that finding love with psoriasis may take time, but eventually it can be found."

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Letters

Letter to My Younger Self With Psoriasis

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

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Cost of Care

The Real Cost of Psoriasis

Americans spend $112 billion in psoriasis costs a year. Casey Nilsson discusses the price of treatment, health insurance reforms, and how to control the costs.

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Managing Flares

More Than Just an Itch: How Skin Conditions Impact Your Mental Health

Chronic itch is more than skin deep, research says it can set your mental health back, too (not cool!). Here are some techniques to calm your skin and your mind.

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Nutrition

Is Your New Diet Making Your Psoriasis Worse?

No sugar. Low carb. All the fat! Whether these eating edicts work on whittling your waist or not, there's evidence that certain diets can start (or stop) a psoriasis flare.

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Managing Flares

The 10 Best Do-It-All Balms for Psoriasis

Using moisturizer is non-negotiable if you have psoriasis. Some days, however, call for hydration big guns like these derm-recommended balms and salves.

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Parenting

Living With Psoriatic Arthritis: How to Find Pride as a Parent

Ever wonder what your kids will gain from your experience living with psoriatic arthritis? Do strength, persistence, and resilience come to mind?

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Parenting

Tips For Parenting With Psoriatic Arthritis

Managing PsA as a parent is no small feat. It requires organization, creativity, and patience. Here's how to make your job easier.

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.