celebrities with psoriasis

Around 7.5 million people in the U.S. suffer from psoriasis, an autoimmune disease that causes cells to malfunction or go into overdrive, resulting in unusual problems, including the obvious – our skin. Psoriasis is often localized and affects certain parts of the body. The evidence of plaque and inflammation can show in as little as…

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As mentioned in a previous post, psoriasis is an autoimmune condition, which means, for those who have it, will typically have flare ups when their immune system is down. It can be very uncomfortable and in more than 70% of cases, it can be itchy and sometimes cause a feeling of burning.

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An Overview of Light Therapy Light therapy, or phototherapy, involves exposing disease-affected areas of the skin to ultraviolet light under medical supervision of dermatologists, photo therapists, or photo technicians. While a normal course of treatment takes place at a doctor’s office or skin clinic; phototherapy treatments can also be performed at home by exposing the…

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Our body has certain natural processes it undergoes in order to function properly. Unfortunately, when even one of our systems malfunctions, we end up being infected with dangerous diseases and physical impairments. With regard to our skin, we know the body sheds its old and dead skin every 4 weeks, but what would happen if…

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