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Do you have a problem where your skin is regularly, dry, itchy, and red? Do you ever find patches of bumps or flaky skin on your scalp, torso, or arms? If you answered ‘yes’ to either of these questions, you might suffer from an autoimmune or immune mediated disorder known as psoriasis. In most cases, the symptoms of psoriasis appear as lesions or irritated patches of skin, caused by an overabundance of white blood cells in your immune system. This noninfectious autoimmune disease incorrectly communicates to the body that a perfectly healthy area of skin needs to be healed and...

If you regularly suffer from patches of irritated or dry skin, you may have one of the more common autoimmune diseases  known as psoriasis. According to the National Psoriasis Foundation, over eight million Americans have some variation of this noninfectious and inflammatory disorder. There are over 125 million people with psoriasis worldwide. The most common type of psoriasis, known as plaque psoriasis, shows up as patches of inflamed, scaly, or dry skin that are typically found on your elbows or your scalp. While it is itchy, and the symptoms may look similar to a poison oak rash, how they are...

  You might think of psoriasis as an itchy rash with red, flaky areas that cover the skin, but that’s just part of the story. While normal skin cells take about 28 to 30 days to develop, people with psoriasis develop new skin cells every three to four days. These cells pile up on the surface of the skin and can cause raised, itchy plaques and irritation. Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune or immune mediated disease with lifelong consequences and may be associated with other health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, irritable bowel disease, depression, psoriatic arthritis and cardiovascular...

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