Psoriasis is a chronic disease of the skin which affects over 5 million people in the United States. Typical characteristics of psoriasis include dry, red patches of skin and inflammation. Psoriasis is not contagious and may be inherited. (...)
You just received the diagnosis of psoriasis and you have a million questions regarding your skin condition. Your doctor or the nurse at the office may have answered your immediate questions and possibly handed you a brochure containing more information. (...)
There are four types of psoriasis and many different treatment plans for those who suffer from this skin disease. Treatment is individualized based on type, severity (mild, moderate, severe) and duration. (...)
The skin disease psoriasis is not contagious but it is a genetic disease that affects the skin and or the joints of the person who has it. There are several types of psoriasis. Approximately 7.5 million Americans have psoriasis. (...)
Psoriasis affects almost 5.8 to 7 million people in the U.S. and it occurs in all age groups. Males and females can get psoriasis and it affects all skin colors. Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition, which means that once you have it, it lasts for the rest of your...
There are three main treatment categories for the skin condition, psoriasis. Doctors typically will prescribe medications (oral, topical), Phototherapy (light therapy), or if other treatments fail to bring relief they may turn to systemic treatments. (...)
The type of psoriasis you have will have a lot to do with what symptoms and triggers you are likely to experience. The symptoms for plaque psoriasis which is the most common type of psoriasis are: reddened areas of skin usually covered with loose, silvery colored...
Psoriasis is a disorder of the skin that affects over 6 million residents of the United States. Research has not definitively established what causes psoriasis, but some recent studies have indicated that it may be in immune-mediated disorder. (...)
It is quite common for individuals with chronic diseases to suffer from depression. The long-term pain and discomfort endured by those who have chronic disease can seem never-ending. Psoriasis is a disease that has an impact on the image because it is a very visible...
Psoriasis is a common skin condition where the skin develops areas which become thick and covered with silvery scales. A common problem in the United States, the course of psoriasis varies greatly, but in most sufferers it is a chronic problem which continues for...
Psoriasis is a skin disorder which is a chronic and recurring condition that varies in severity from minor localized patches to completely covering the body. Psoriasis is a disease which commonly affects the skin and joints and causes red scaly patches to appear. (...)
Information is so important in this fast changing world of ours. It is especially important to be able to find out current information when you suffer from a chronic disease such as psoriasis. (...)
The skin is the largest organ on our body. For an adult, the skin covering the body can reach over 20 square feet of skin. It is also the most exposed organ in the body which makes it more prone to germs and bacteria which cause skin diseases and skin disorders. (...)
Psoriasis defined as a chronic skin disorder that commonly affects 1% to 3% of the world’s population. Psoriasis is characterized by periodic flare-ups of red patched covered by a silvery and flakey scale typically on the scalp. (...)