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Psoriasis in the Sun Shine

The sun can be a tricky thing. Too little and you won’t see any benefit, too much and you have a higher risk of developing skin cancer.  However, as most psoriasis sufferers know; the summer is something to look forward to because of the effects of stronger UVB rays on psoriasis symptoms.  There is a safe […]

April Showers Bring Less Flare-Ups

It’s finally Spring! We can finally trade in the heavy coats and snow for lighter rain jackets.  Many people welcome this transition but none as much as those who suffer with a skin condition.  The added moisture in the air makes the skin less dry and susceptible to an outbreak.  In order to make the […]

Weight and Psoriasis — a clear link

Does weight gain lead to psoriasis, or is it the other way around? This question has been puzzling scientists for ages, but two things remain clear. Weight and psoriasis are indeed linked, and less of both is most certainly a good thing. Indeed, there is growing evidence that both psoriasis and weight gain may be […]

Dermatitis, Eczema, or Psoriasis. How can I tell?

Odds are most of our readers won’t need this post. After all, if you’ve been managing your psoriasis for any amount of time, you’ve likely seen a doctor and received a proper diagnosis. But what about people who don’t yet know what they’re up against? Irritated and inflamed skin can take on many forms, and […]

Another Positive Step

We’ve written before about the benefits of bringing psoriasis into the light, both figuratively and literally. It’s always heartening to see progress made, not only in battling the condition and reducing its impact, but also in defusing some of its old stigma. Which is why we’re happy to share news of the latest victory, this […]

A Lesson From Beer

The Internet is a wonderful source for tips on dealing with psoriasis, although it can sometimes be unintentionally misleading. Many articles, for example, list alcohol as a common trigger, although this might not be wholly accurate. While a 2010 study did find a link between drinking habits and psoriasis breakouts, the data showed it might not be the […]