Psoriatic Arthritis Personal Stories

Psoriatic Arthritis Personal Stories

Friends In My Life Brian 56 I was 40 when they diagnosed me, the first symptom that I had Dactylitis (sausage fingers) which affected my foot toes. My hands were always sore. Five years from my diagnosis I can barely work. Initially when my symptoms started my doctor...
Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis

“Goodness” is something that everyone admires, Whether internal or external. The appearance of a person matters a lot in bringing self-confidence and motivation for further achievements. Skin disorders are always a loophole in personality development and...
Smoking And Psoriasis

Smoking And Psoriasis

Smoking is dangerous to the health. In addition to that, smoking can also promote and even trigger psoriasis. Psoriasis can trigger plaques The causes of psoriasis (plaques, scales, and other symptoms) and psoriatic arthritis have not yet been fully elucidated....
Lets Talk About Psoriasis

Lets Talk About Psoriasis

Psoriasis is an auto immune skin disorder caused by the body mistaking the skin cells with a deficiency and growing excessive skin. This starts as small red dots on the skin, which develop into bigger bumps, they start growing additional skin and this causes layers of...
Finding At Home Activities

Finding At Home Activities

During this pandemic period, a lot of the fun the things we are used to doing are either cancelled or postponed indefinitely. It can be quite a challenge not to have anything fun to do all day long. However being indoors does not mean you have to be bored out of your...
Psoriasis and Sun – Friend or Not?

Psoriasis and Sun – Friend or Not?

Patients with systemic skin disease, in addition to therapy, must also take into account their daily habits. Mild sunbathing alleviates the symptoms, but if it’s done too much and without proper protection, it can cause new blisters. Sunlight may be one of the easiest...
Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis

“Goodness” is something that everyone admires, Whether internal or external. The appearance of a person matters a lot in bringing self-confidence and motivation for further achievements. Skin disorders are always a loophole in personality development and...
Educating Our Friends and Family

Educating Our Friends and Family

How can we change the discourse on social stigmas against diseases? Especially those which manifest physically? It has taken me many years to become more aware of the psychological burden that psoriasis has taken on me. The first time I confided in a close friend...