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    1. When Psoriasis Meds Don’t Work

      Months before her wedding, Kim Brown began using adalimumab (Humira), a drug to treat her psoriasis. She’s had the disease, which causes painful, scaly skin rashes all over her body, since age 10. But her dreams of walking down the aisle with clear skin didn’t come true. “I thought I was breaking ou

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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. Home Treatments for Scalp Psoriasis

      If your search for relief from scalp psoriasis leaves you scratching your head, set your mind at ease. Remedies are as close as your corner store, and some you may already have in your pantry. There are a lot of good products you can buy without a prescription, says Joel Gelfand, MD. The trick is us

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    4. Children With Eczema: How to Stop the Scratching

      It's easy to say, "Don't scratch." Getting your child with eczema to listen to you is another story. But a little creativity can help keep your kid's fingers away from the itchy rash. "The trouble with scratching is that it can actually make the condition worse," says Lawrence Eichenfield, MD, chief

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    5. Helpful Tips for Soothing Your Baby’s Eczema

      Is your baby scratching all day from an eczema rash? Don't despair. Try these strategies to soothe the itchy skin. Baths add moisture to dry skin and get rid of bacteria that can cause skin infections. Use fragrance-free, mild soaps or soapless cleansers made for sensitive skin. Bathe your baby for

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    6. What Women Can Do About Hair Loss

      You look in the mirror one day and notice a widening part or a patch of scalp showing through your once-thick mane. Maybe you spot an alarming clump circling the shower drain. Such moments are especially frightening for women, says Shani Francis, MD, director of the Hair Disorders Center of Excellen

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    7. Hidden Causes of Hair Loss

      One of the most challenging things about hair loss is figuring out why it’s happening. The list of causes ranges from genetics to medication to lifestyle. While it can be hard to pinpoint the cause right away, knowing the possibilities can help you figure it out. Most of us can blame Mom and Dad for

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    8. Thinning Hair: Can Medications Help?

      Many things can cause women to lose more hair than normal: genetics, illness, stress, medical conditions or hormonal imbalance, aging, and even what you eat. The first step is to work with your doctor to find out what's causing the problem. There may be treatments that can help restore your locks. P

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    9. 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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    10. 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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