The National Psoriasis Foundation

The mission of the National Psoriasis Foundation is to drive efforts to cure psoriatic disease and improve the lives of those affected. Over 8 million people in the U.S. have psoriasis. Nearly a third of them will develop psoriatic arthritis. A world without psoriatic disease and the related burdens is possible.

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Psoriasis: Causes, Triggers and Treatments

(2 days ago) WebPsoriasis is an immune-mediated disease* (a disease with an unclear cause that is characterized by inflammation caused by dysfunction of the immune system) that causes inflammation in the body. There may be visible signs of inflammation such as raised plaques (plaques may look different for different skin types) and scales on the skin.

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Life with Psoriasis: National Psoriasis Foundation

(6 days ago) WebThe sixth section, topicals, is expected in Summer 2020. Together, they represent the first updating of psoriasis treatment guidelines in a decade. They provide health care …

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What Are the Related Medical Conditions of Psoriasis

(5 days ago) WebThe guidelines state the following health conditions as comorbidities of psoriasis. Psoriatic Arthritis. Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) causes swelling, pain and stiffness in the joints and in areas where tendons and ligaments connect to bone. PsA is the most common comorbidity of psoriasis. An estimated 30 to 33 percent of people living with

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Psoriasis and the Heart Health of Women

(3 days ago) WebIn fact, encouraging smoking cessation is recommended in the 2018 American College of Rheumatology/National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) Guidelines for the Treatment of Psoriatic Arthritis. [6] “. Diet and exercise are important to heart health. Eating a low-fat diet and watching salt intake can help [patients] prevent or manage heart …

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Understanding Pustular Psoriasis : National Psoriasis Foundation

(7 days ago) WebFlares tend to occur in a cycle of symptoms: Patches appear suddenly and quickly develop pustules. Then, the pustules can join together and burst, which can leave …

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Psoriasis or Eczema

(2 days ago) WebThe National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey found that 19.3% of African-American children have atopic dermatitis, compared with 16.1% of white children …

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