Stress is unhealthy for everyone but for people with psoriasis, it can trigger a flare, which leads to even more stress. Check out this article for tips on fighting the psoriasis-stress cycle this holiday season:
Psoriasis tip: Add your dermatologist’s office number to your favorites. It’ll serve as a visual reminder to call your doctor with questions about treatment that could help you better manage your symptoms.
The skin is the largest organ, typically made up of about 19 million skin cells. And while psoriasis symptoms appear on the skin, that’s only half the story. You can learn about what’s happening beneath the surface with this free kit:
Science spot: Scientists believe that at least 10 percent of all people inherit one or more of the genes that could lead to psoriasis. Yet only 2%-3% of the world’s population have the “right” genetic mix and are exposed to triggers that lead to developing psoriasis.