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Living with Psoriasis It seems to come out of nowhere, the angry, red, inflamed eruption of psoriasis. You try to hide it, but all too often it can’t be covered or concealed, leaving you feeling like you want to retreat into seclusion. You watch the world go by, missing out on family events and the social activities you once loved – and long to rejoin. Living with psoriasis is difficult, particularly when you haven’t been able to get it under control. The embarrassment and discomfort both physically and mentally can drag you down leaving you feeling depressed and alone. It doesn’t...

A microbiome is a colony of single-celled microorganisms, typically bacterium, virus, or fungus, that live in a particular environment. Understanding the microbiome of plants, animals, and the environment can lead to monumental scientific discoveries. The most influential community of microorganisms is in the gut. The gut microbiome plays a fundamental role in how the mind and body function. Friendly bacteria reinforce the gut barrier and keep us healthy and happy. The microbiome is the first line of defense against pathogens and invaders. When the microbiome is imbalanced, harmful bacteria spread and cause disease. Bacteria in the gut influence genes, behavior,...

What is Pustular Psoriasis? Pustular psoriasis is an uncommon type of psoriasis that is distinguished by the development of pus-filled blisters on top of excess layers of skin. Fortunately, it only affects approximately 2% of people with psoriasis in the United States. At first, pustular psoriasis appears like common plaque psoriasis—red, dry, itchy, scaling skin lesions spread across the body—but within hours of a flare-up, people suffering from pustular psoriasis will see blisters manifesting. Pustular psoriasis is unique because there are three types of it. The different types are important to distinguish in order to determine which psoriasis treatment is...