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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.

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Is It Chronic Hives or Another Skin Condition?

Several skin conditions share symptoms with chronic hives. Learn about the similarities and differences among skin conditions to ensure the right diagnosis.

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Slather on the Sunscreen, and Make It High SPF

The way people typically apply sunscreen provides, at most, about 40 percent of the expected protection, say researchers at King’s College in London. The reason: Most people put on sunscreen too thin.

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Protect Your Skin with the Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean diet—rich in antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids—can help lower your risk of developing skin cancer.

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Eczema and Disability: Know Your Rights

Eczema can affect your work to the point of disability. Know that you have disability rights under the Americans With Disabilities Act.

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Beauty and the Beast — Also Known As, Your Thyroid

Your thyroid problem could be the culprit for that dry skin, hair loss, puffiness, and problematic nails. Here are some thyroid beauty tips, product recommendations, and approaches for specific hair, skin, and nail challenges.

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All-Natural Lotions That Help Psoriasis

What should you look for in a psoriasis lotion? Which brands should you trust? Try therse all-natural products made for people with skin issues.

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Does Psoriasis Change Your Skin Microbiome?

Researchers from the Human Microbiome Project studied the skin microbiome of people with psoriasis. What they found is fascinating.

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9 Home Remedies for Psoriasis

From olive oil and baking soda, to aloe vera and Dead Sea salts, these home remedies might help alleviate the symptoms of psoriasis.

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Using Petroleum Jelly and Other Skin Healers

Petroleum jelly can be used for dry skin, chafing, diaper rash, and even preventing brittle nails. When petroleum jelly doesn’t work, maybe one of these other skin healers will!