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Psoriasis Health Center

News and Features Related to Psoriasis

  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. 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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  3. 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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  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. Worse Psoriasis, Less Healthy Arteries, Study Finds

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The skin disorder psoriasis appears linked with artery inflammation, raising the odds for heart disease, a new study says. "As the amount of psoriasis increases, the amount of blood vessel inflammation increases," said

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  7. Psoriasis, Depression Often Go Hand in Hand

    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Regardless of severity, patients with the often disfiguring skin condition psoriasis face an elevated risk for depression, new research suggests. The depression risk may be driven more by concerns about appearance than by th

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  8. 2 Experimental Drugs Offer Hope Against Psoriasis

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Two experimental drugs show promise in treating psoriasis and a related condition, psoriatic arthritis, new studies report. The drugs, brodalumab and secukinumab (Cosentyx), represent a new approach to treatment, sai

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  9. Psoriasis Linked to Higher Risk of Depression

    By Tara Haelle HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with psoriasis may be twice as likely to experience depression as those without the common skin condition, regardless of its severity, a new study suggests. "Psoriasis in general is a pretty visible disease," said s

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  10. 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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