Category Archives: "Psoriasis"
The National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) states that about 8 million people currently have psoriasis, with nearly 60 percent reporting the disease to be a large problem in their everyday lives. Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease that causes raised, red, scaly patches to appear on the skin. These patches usually affect the elbows, knees, and scalp,
In most areas of the country, winter weather has tightened its grip. Cold air, harsh winds, snow, and freezing rain together with indoor heating systems can spell doom for your skin. Fortunately, you don’t have to spend this part of the year with itchy, irritated, red and dull skin. Below are five common skin conditions
Are you feeling it? The holidays are nearly upon us, and that means you may be feeling higher-than-normal levels of stress. Stress can affect you anytime, but surveys show it tends to rise at this time of year. We don’t want to add to it, but here’s something you may not have known: all that
Skin allergies are on the rise, particularly in children. In a 2014 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), researchers found that 11.6 percent of children under the age of 18 suffered from skin allergies. And though many skin allergies go away as kids grow up, not all of them do. If you find that your skin