Skin Care

5 Skin Care Blunders That Make You Look Older

5 Skin Care Blunders That Make You Look Older

If you notice that your skin has started to age, don’t blindly use an anti-aging cream, instead make sure that you are not guilty of skincare blunders that make you look older. 

Reviewed By Ray Spotts

Pediatric Psoriasis Treatment Guidelines Unveiled

Pediatric Psoriasis Treatment Guidelines Unveiled

The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) and the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) has released guidelines to help ensure that pediatric psoriasis patients receive the best possible treatment and care.

Written By Kevin Kerfoot / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

 

Psoriasis - Causes, Symptoms And Treatments

Psoriasis - Causes, Symptoms And Treatments

Here are the most common and prevalent symptoms that signify the appearance of psoriasis.

Written By Abigail Wise / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

Can Oral Health And Diet Improve Psoriasis?

Can Oral Health And Diet Improve Psoriasis?

Researchers have discovered that dental health and diet may have an impact on the development and severity of psoriasis.

Written By Kevin Kerfoot / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

 

 

Psoriasis - Causes, Symptoms And Treatments

Psoriasis - Causes, Symptoms And Treatments

There are many identifiable symptoms of psoriasis that can clue you in on the fact that you have it.

Written By Abigail Wise / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

New Psoriasis Guidelines: Link Between Higher Weight And Greater Risk

While studies have linked psoriasis and higher weight, the causal relationship between the two has been unclear – such as what triggers it and what are the other underlying reasons for the connection?

Debunking The Psoriasis Perception

Various misconceptions come with every disease due to the lack of proper education. The same is true of psoriasis, an autoimmune disease which affects more than eight million individuals in America.

Living With Psoriasis

Living With Psoriasis

The itch of psoriasis can have a bigger impact on quality of life than visible lesions. It is a unique itch, often described as a burning, biting sensation. Some describe it as the feeling of being bitten by fire ants. At-home remedies for the itch include keeping skin moisturized. It reduces inflammation, itching, and helps the skin heal. Minimizing scaling and flaking are helpful. Cold showers and cold packs can help relieve itching.

Psoriasis Signs, Symptoms And Prevention

Psoriasis can be mild, moderate or severe. Disease on less than three percent of the body is considered mild, and constitutes about 80 percent of cases. Three to 10 percent of the body affected is considered moderate; more than 10 percent of the body affected is considered severe. Twenty percent of cases are moderate to severe. The severity is also measured by how much the disease affects a persons quality of life. Psoriasis can have a severe impact on daily activities, even if it involves a small area, such as the palms of the hands or soles of the feet.

Treating Psoriasis May Improve Related Cardiovascular Symptoms

Treating Psoriasis May Improve Related Cardiovascular Symptoms

Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disease characterized in most patients by red, raised patches of skin, or plaques, covered with silvery-white scales. The inflammatory effects of this skin disease can impact the entire body, which may lead to cardiovascular problems.

Study: Why Does Psoriasis Recur?

Study: Why Does Psoriasis Recur?

Psoriasis is a disease of the immune system in which inflammation causes skin cells to multiply faster than normal. They cause raised, red patches ...

Research Suggests New Strategy To Target Skin Diseases Like Psoriasis

Research Suggests New Strategy To Target Skin Diseases Like Psoriasis

The study results, if proved effective in humans, may lead to development of new treatments for those with incurable skin conditions like psoriasis, a chronic autoimmune disease that affects more than seven million people in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The condition manifests as patches of red skin with silvery scales typically found on the elbows, knees, scalp, lower back, face, palms, and soles of feet. Recent studies have shown that people with psoriasis are at an increased risk for other inflammatory diseases, such as arthritis, heart disease/hypertension, diabetes, Crohn's syndrome, lupus, irritable bowel syndrome, depression, and obesity.
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