Psoriasis Drugs Among Leaders in Drug Side Effect Reporting

Is it time to look at psoriasis treatment in a new light? HORSHAM, PA, March 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – According to a recent USA Today Network Exclusive analysis*, the number of drug side effect reports filed with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has increased five-fold from 2004 to 2015. This equated to more…

Psoriasis more common in women than men: Study

Psoriasis is an abnormal skin disorder that often manifests as scaly patches that are typically red and itchy. It is considered an autoimmune disorder and it occurs more often in men than in women, according to a new study conducted by researchers at Umeå University and Karolinska Institutet. Published in the American Journal of Clinical…

Psoriasis: new treatments, excellent results

Psoriasis is both a common and an age-old problem that affects about five percent of people worldwide. It presents as red, scaling plaques on the skin that often itch and bleed. Most commonly psoriasis occurs on the elbows and knees, but it can be found anywhere on the body, including the face and scalp. For centuries,…

28 Home Remedies for Psoriasis

Imagine having an unwanted guest show up on your doorstep. No one knows who invited him, and no one really wants him there. He’s one of the most annoying people you’ve ever met. And his personality is so abrasive, you’re embarrassed to take him anywhere. If you have psoriasis or know anyone with this frustrating…

Why You Should Track Your Psoriasis Symptoms

If you’re one of the approximately 7.5 million Americans who have psoriasis, you know how difficult it can be — both physically and emotionally — to manage your condition. Severe flares can be painful in more ways than one, and finding the right treatment plan can take months or, in some cases, years. Research published in February…

Ask the Doctors: Healthy diet can restrict psoriasis flare-ups

Dear Doctor: I’ve had psoriasis for close to seven years, and lately it has been flaring up more often. Is there anything I can do with my diet to control this, or even prevent it from happening? Dear Reader: That’s a good question. Thanks to the growing body of research detailing the link between inflammation…

5 Natural Remedies For Psoriasis

“Psoriasis can make you itchy and uncomfortable. Treating it can be annoying and time-consuming. But some of the worst effects of psoriasis is emotional. You may feel like your psoriasis gets in the way of your relationships. It can make people treat your strangely.” – WebMD Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition that affects 7.5…

THE EFFECTS OF PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS ON THE BODY

Effects of Psoriatic Arthritis Psoriatic arthritis is a form of arthritis that can affect people diagnosed with the skin disorder psoriasis. People with psoriasis experience flare-ups of red, patchy skin or skin lesions. According to the American College of Rheumatology, between 15 and 30 percent of people with psoriasis develop arthritis. In some cases, arthritis…