Tag Archives: Psoriasis

Save Your Skin From Psoriasis

August 17th, 2022
August marks Psoriasis Awareness Month, a time to learn more about this chronic skin disease and its treatments. It’s also an opportunity to offer support to the more than 8 million Americans who suffer with it. There are several types of psoriasis. The most common type — plaque psoriasis — affects about 80 to 90 percent of people with the condition. It causes dry, raised, pink or red patches covered with white or silvery scales. These scaly patches, called plaques,…

The Scoop On Psoriasis

July 27th, 2022
August marks Psoriasis Awareness Month, a time to learn more about this chronic skin disease and its treatments. It’s also an opportunity to offer support to the more than 8 million people in the US who suffer with it. There are several types of psoriasis. The most common type — plaque psoriasis — affects about 80 to 90 percent of people with the condition. It causes dry, raised, pink or red patches covered with white or silvery scales. These scaly…

Skin Deep and Beyond

November 13th, 2017
Let me ask you this: How often do you think about the health of your skin? When you do, how often do you consider the skin that’s NOT on your face? After all, the skin is the largest organ in the human body, safeguarding everything underneath. Want to learn a little more about this protective organ and how to take better care of it? Read on. Skin has many functions, including shielding our bodies from germs and the harsh elements…

Perspective on Psoriasis

August 28th, 2017
We mustn’t forget that August is Psoriasis Awareness Month. As we close out the month, let’s take a closer look at this irritating, chronic condition. Psoriasis is more common than you might think. A recent national survey by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 6.7 million American adults suffer with the condition.   Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease. It occurs when your protective immune system sends faulty signals to your skin. These signals tell the skin…