Did you know that psoriasis may be linked to your weight?
People with this skin condition are more likely than others to be obese. And if you have a lot of extra pounds, the condition may become worse and harder to treat.
Doctors don’t know which comes first. But long-lasting inflammation throughout the body is something they have in common.
Fat cells may be able to turn on inflammation. There is also good evidence that the more you weigh, the more severe your psoriasis is, says Benjamin D. Ehst,...