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My Skin Is Normal to Me

My Skin Is Normal to Me

I want to talk about self-confidence.I first signed up on MyPsoriasisTeam after I missed a few days of lectures due to a psoriasis flare-up. Wearing socks and long-sleeve shirts became so painful, and I wasn't confident enough to opt for...
Posted 05/12/2019
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What Cyndi Lauper's Psoriasis Diagnosis Does for the Rest of Us

What Cyndi Lauper's Psoriasis Diagnosis Does for the Rest of Us

When pop culture icon Cyndi Lauper revealed she had psoriasis, she said, "You'd be surprised how many people have it and don't talk about it." Her announcement created a wave of empathy and validation that washed over the psoriasis community. “...
Posted 04/19/2019
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Psoriasis Meds Might Help Fight Heart Trouble, Too

Psoriasis Meds Might Help Fight Heart Trouble, Too

TUESDAY, Feb. 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Could the inflammation that drives psoriasis and other immune-linked illnesses be a major player in heart disease?In a new study, certain psoriasis drugs appeared to help to keep arteries clear,...
Posted 03/18/2019
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Race Can Affect Many Skin Conditions

Race Can Affect Many Skin Conditions

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, June 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Skin conditions are significantly impacted by your skin color, a dermatologist says."Ethnicity and skin tone can make a big difference in terms of diagnosis and...
Posted 02/14/2019
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Severe Psoriasis May Make Diabetes Increasingly Likely

Severe Psoriasis May Make Diabetes Increasingly Likely

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay ReporterMONDAY, Nov. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People with the skin disease psoriasis are at increased risk for type 2 diabetes, and the more severe the psoriasis, the greater their risk, a new study...
Posted 12/20/2018
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Cyndi Lauper's Psoriasis Battle Shows Her 'True Colors'

Cyndi Lauper's Psoriasis Battle Shows Her 'True Colors'

By Maureen Salamon, HealthDay ReporterWEDNESDAY, Oct. 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- With her pink tresses and eye-catching stage costumes, pop culture icon Cyndi Lauper was never one to hide. But that's exactly what she wanted to do when she...
Posted 11/29/2018
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What are you thankful for?

What are you thankful for?

As the year comes to a close, many of us at MyPsoriasisTeam are reflecting on the year and what we're thankful for. Living with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis isn't easy, but taking a moment to share gratitude with the community can help boost...
Posted 11/20/2018
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Can Depression Up Odds for Arthritis Linked to Psoriasis?

Can Depression Up Odds for Arthritis Linked to Psoriasis?

By Alan Mozes, HealthDay ReporterFRIDAY, Feb. 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Depression in people with the chronic inflammatory skin disease psoriasis increases the risk of getting the joint condition known as psoriatic arthritis by about 37...
Posted 10/30/2018
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Could Psoriasis Patients Eat Their Way to Fewer Symptoms?

Could Psoriasis Patients Eat Their Way to Fewer Symptoms?

By E.J. Mundell, HealthDay ReporterTHURSDAY, July 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A study of more than 3,500 French psoriasis patients found that the healthier their diet, the less severe their symptoms.Specifically, the closer an individual adhered...
Posted 10/26/2018
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Stigma Another Burden for Many With Psoriasis

Stigma Another Burden for Many With Psoriasis

People with psoriasis feel they can't go to a public pool, go to a salon to get their hair done, or are worried about going on vacation with their families.By Maureen Salamon, HealthDay ReporterTHURSDAY, Sept. 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Though...
Posted 10/09/2018
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