Psoriasis: Getting Beneath the Surface

Although people with psoriasis have many treatment options available, finding a treatment plan that works is still a challenge. Effectively managing flare-ups means that your healthcare provider may have started you on one treatment, but recommend another one as symptoms change.  Balancing the flare-up remission cycle is difficult medically, physically, and emotionally.   Participants in the “Psoriasis In America” survey report a heavy emotional toll, with feelings of isolation and stigma a significant part of the journey of living with psoriasis.

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The Psoriasis In America 2016 survey was conducted online between April 26 and June 18, 2016. Of the 582 people who completed the survey, 67% were currently diagnosed with plaque psoriasis and 50% with psoriatic arthritis.

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