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Skin Problems & Treatments Health Center

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  1. 8 Tips for Traveling With Psoriasis

    Wouldn’t it be nice if your psoriasis would take a hike when you take a trip? Even though you can’t leave home without it, you can safeguard your skin against flare-ups and make sure it takes a back seat when you travel. “Travel can be stressful, and stress is the most common cause of psoriasis flar

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  2. Tips to Manage Your Psoriasis Triggers

    You can reduce flare-ups by learning to spot things that make your psoriasis worse. Follow these tips to help keep your skin condition under control. It’s one of the most common triggers, says dermatologist Colby Evans, MD, chairman of the board of directors of the National Psoriasis Foundation. Str

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  3. Ways to Manage Your Weight When You Have Psoriasis

    Want another good reason to stay at a healthy weight? It can help you manage your psoriasis. It can also lower your risks of heart disease and diabetes, which are higher when you have this skin condition. Follow these steps. Experts recommend a heart-healthy diet: Eat lots of fruits and veggies. Inc

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  4. Advances in Psoriasis Treatment

    Psoriasis treatment has come a long way in the past 10 years. That's welcome news for the 7.5 million Americans with this complex skin disease. "Every year, we've had either a new medication or a new use for one of these medications," says Michael P. Heffernan, MD, with Central Dermatology in St. Lo

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  5. Tips for Winter Psoriasis

    Winter can trigger psoriasis flares, but you have many ways to combat the drying effects of cold temps and indoor heating. Smooth on moisture. Keep your skin moist to ease redness and itching, and heal psoriasis patches. The thicker the cream or ointment, the better it is at locking water into your

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  6. Diet and Psoriasis

    Watch what you eat. Watch your weight. Both can affect the symptoms of psoriasis. Food doesn’t cause or cure this skin disease, but research shows it may calm itchy soreness and even clear up outbreaks. If you have a lot of extra weight, losing some of those pounds may help. Some studies show that l

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  7. Take a Healing Bath

    By Megan Kaplan A shower might be at the root of your regular routine, but a bath comes with health benefits. Bathing, in fact, can be used to combat all kinds of symptoms. There’s even a term for the practice: balneotherapy, aka the treatment of disease through bathing. “Although very few of the cl

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  8. Frostbite: How to Spot, Treat, and Prevent It

    Frostbite is a treatable but potentially serious condition that affects the skin. It happens when a body part isn't properly covered when you’re outside in freezing temperatures. Just like water turns to ice when the temperature drops, your fingers, hands, toes, feet - even your nose and ears -- can

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  9. Your Psoriasis Questions Answered

    Got questions about psoriasis? WebMD is here with answers, from the most basic issues to more complicated topics. Recently, a couple of leading skin experts took questions from our Psoriasis Community. Here are highlights from the online chat with Colby Evans, MD, and Mary Ruth Buchness, MD. What ca

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  10. Chronic Hives: What You Can Do at Home

    Hives are itchy and uncomfortable. When you have chronic hives, you deal with them for weeks at a time with no end in sight. Your goal is to find relief, even just in the short term. Medications help, but lifestyle changes can make you more comfortable, too. Some people get new hives from scratching

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