The Itch to Beat Psoriasis

Encouragement on the journey to hope and healing

Psoriasis Has Changed How I Eat

If you have psoriasis, you face higher odds of developing diabetes, obesity, and other medical conditions. A healthy diet can help offset the risk.

Is Natural Sunlight Good for Psoriasis?

Sunlight can help some people with psoriasis, but it is unpredictable, and sunburn can trigger flares. Read on for more about the sun and psoriasis.

Is Psoriasis Contagious?

No, psoriasis is not contagious — scientists know that the disease is caused by genetics and a faulty immune system. But misconceptions persist.

How to Live Better With Nail Psoriasis

Nail psoriasis can be hard to live with, but effective treatments, doctor-approved tips, and self-confidence boosts can make symptoms easier to bear.

How My Pets Help Me Cope With My Psoriasis

Pets can help ward off anxiety and depression and promote heart health — extra important for people with psoriasis. But they can cause issues, too.

Easier-Said-Than-Done Psoriasis Tips

Advice about managing psoriasis symptoms can be tough to follow, especially when it comes to bathing, moisturizing, and being honest with your doctor.

Facing a Fear of Needles to Treat Psoriasis

Biologic drugs for psoriasis require self-injections — a problem if you fear needles. Here's how to overcome this phobia to get the psoriasis treatment you need.
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