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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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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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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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Psoriatic Arthritis or Rheumatoid Arthritis?

The right treatment for psoriatic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis begins with a diagnosis. Here's how you can tell these two conditions apart.

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From Eyelids to Toes: 10 Body Parts Affected by Psoriasis

Psoriasis can develop on skin anywhere on the body, from the limbs to the eyelids. Here are 10 common places on the body psoriasis shows up and how.

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9 Self-Care Tips for Psoriatic Arthritis

Make self-care for psoriatic arthritis your first priority with these nine practical tips for staying prepared and reducing stress.

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Psoriasis in the Media: Is It Accurate?

Is psoriasis accurately portrayed in the media? Alisha Bridges reviews popular shows and people featuring psoriasis including 'Ozark,' 'Family Guy,' and Kim Kardashian.

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Thinking About a Biologic for Psoriasis?

These advanced meds could be your key to clearer skin. Here's what to know before you start.

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Psoriasis: 9 Ways to Cope With Body Image Issues

How we feel when we look in the mirror can impact our mental health, relationships, and careers.

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9 Quick Ways to Tidy Up Psoriasis Flakes

Need some clean-up interventions to keep your psoriasis flakes at bay? Health writer Casey Nilsson offers some quick, easy ways to tidy them up.