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If you’re going through cancer treatments, you know-it wreaks havoc on your skin. That’s why I devoted an entire chapter to skin care in my book, When Cancer Hits. Chapter 2 is all about your skin, and how chemotherapy, radiation, and medications dry it out, thin it out, and make it look dull and sickly.
Psoriasis is a chronic disease that causes red, dry patches of thickened skin on various parts of the body, most commonly on the elbows and knees. Believed to be caused by a malfunction in the immune system, psoriasis can be irritating and uncomfortable, even emotionally devastating, but some forms are particularly serious and severe, causing
I’ve posted about the importance of protecting your skin from the sun before, about the danger of melanoma, and about choosing safe sunscreens.