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Living with psoriasis one day at a time. Get tips and read about living and coping with psoriasis

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By DianeT - October 11, 2016
I am a 58-year-old woman who has been living with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis since the age of five. I got my first job at age 14, and have been going strong... READ MORE

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By VickiN - October 10, 2016
Perhaps you’ve been there. You’re with a doctor, for a condition unrelated to psoriasis, and you’re prescribed a medication. The doctor doesn’t ask if you have psoriasis and you don’t think to... READ MORE

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By Editorial Team - October 7, 2016
Do you feel like your quality of life is slipping as you continue to manage your psoriasis?  Maybe you find some additional challenges getting to work, dealing with certain work situations, or... READ MORE

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By Editorial Team - October 4, 2016
Psoriasis develops because people with psoriasis have an overactive immune system, leading to chronic inflammation. This inflammation triggers the production of new skin cells more quickly than older skin cells can die... READ MORE

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By Editorial Team - October 3, 2016
#1. Plaque Psoriasis is the most common type of psoriasis. (But you can have more than one type at the same time.) Plaque psoriasis is the most common type of psoriasis, seen in about 80%... READ MORE

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By AlishaB - September 29, 2016
Eleven years ago, around September 2005, I was a freshman at Alabama State University. At that time I was unsure of myself but determined to have the best college experience possible– even with... READ MORE

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By HowardC - September 21, 2016
From time to time I’m asked what treatments I’ve tried for psoriasis. At first I’m speechless. Then I respond, “I’ve tried them all.” Of course I haven’t used every psoriasis treatment that’s... READ MORE

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By AlishaB - September 13, 2016
Ninth grade was a really awkward time for me. I had just moved from my grandparent’s house back in with my mother after a 4 year lapse. At that time, I was dealing... READ MORE

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By VickiN - September 12, 2016
As an administrator for a large psoriasis group on Facebook, I’ve read my fair share of testimonials. I log in every day to moderate member feedback on prescription creams and oral medication,... READ MORE

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By Editorial Team - September 8, 2016
One of the most frustrating aspects of psoriasis are the flare-ups that can happen unexpectedly. Even though flare-ups can often occur frequently and are associated with known triggers, they are difficult to... READ MORE

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By Editorial Team - September 2, 2016
When we analyzed the results of our Psoriasis In America 2016 survey that many of you in the community participated in, several interesting trends were uncovered.  One common problem many people with psoriasis reported... READ MORE

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By Anna - August 31, 2016
“Traveling can definitely make a positive impact on your life” – say headlines of various news sites. Right, but do they consider that fact that not everyone can travel without having to... READ MORE

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