Stress and Psoriasis

Posted on April 02, 2018

"My head since last night feels like I have it pulled into the tightest bun, yet it is down. Why is this? What can I do about it? All of this is very new to me and I keep reading that stress doesn’t help, but the whole thing is stressing me out!" -A member on MyPsoriasisTeam

On MyPsoriasisTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Stress is one of the most discussed subjects.

Here are a few question-and-answer threads about stress:

Does anyone have any other tips to reduce stress?

I have a stressful job and noticed newer psoriasis symptoms. Any advice?

Why does my scalp feel so tight?

Here are some conversations about stress:

Staying positive and trying to keep stress levels definitely help.

I'm trying to rest and eat right as well as get enough sleep.

Can you relate?

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A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

Stay active and take colchicine for the gout which is caused/activates swelling from the red meats.

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