Latest Psoriasis Articles

Why We Must Look Beyond the Skin in Children ...

Learn quality of life in children with psoriasis. Children with psoriasis are looking for a cure or psoriasis treatment to help make their life easier.

Adrianna GonzalezJuly 22nd 2018
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Low Dose Naltrexone for Psoriasis Treatment

What is the evidence is for using low dose naltrexone in psoriasis? Learn about the use of low dose naltrexone for psoriasis.

Jason Derico, NDJuly 20th 2018
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Physiotherapy and the Impact of Exercise in P...

Psoriasis is improved with exercise. Learn about the science behind exercise and the traditional Chinese medicine explanation for exercising with psoriasis.

Alexander ArringtonJuly 15th 2018
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Four Stress Reducing Complementary Therapies ...

Alternative therapies can help treat psoriasis.  Natural treatments can help alleviate the symptoms of psoriasis.

Adrianna GonzalezJuly 15th 2018
Psoriasis on the back in a clinic room

The Role of the Microbiome in Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects the skin, joints, and heart. Learn about how the microbiome changes in psoriasis.

Hannah YanJuly 15th 2018
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How Is Psoriasis Different in Those with Dark...

Psoriasis on dark skin is different. Learn how psoriasis on skin of color, especially on black skin, is different and how it can be treated.

Rebecca QuinonezJuly 4th 2018
woman of color with psoriasis

The Impact of Scalp Psoriasis and Topical Tre...

Learn the best treatments for scalp psoriasis. Learn the best shampoos to help cure psoriasis of the scalp. Psoriasis can be treated, learn how.

Stephanie WongJuly 3rd 2018
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Six Safe Tips from a Dermatologist to Use Top...

Six safe tips on how to use topical steroids correctly. Learn the best tips to help you use steroids safely and effectively for eczema.

Raja Sivamani, MD, MS, APJuly 1st 2018
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Indigo Naturalis for Psoriasis

​​Indigo naturalis can treat psoriasis. Learn how to treat skin and nail psoriasis with this commonly used herb in Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Elizabeth Usedom, MDJune 17th 2018
 indigo naturalis for psoriasis

Five Nutritional Supplements for Psoriasis

Natural supplements for psoriasis can help treat your psoriasis naturally. Natural treatments for psoriasis can be done with supplements.

Adrianna GonzalezMay 23rd 2018
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Topical Vitamin B12 for Treating Psoriasis

Topical vitamin B12 was studied as an alternative topical treatment of psoriasis. Learn about the results and if there is promise for topical vitamin B12. 

Hannah YanFebruary 24th 2018
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Psoriasis Food Triggers: Foods that May Worse...

Understand the triggers of psoriasis. Your nutrition could be making your psoriasis worse. Learn how a balanced diet could help your skin and help treat psoriasis.

Alexandra Vaughn, MDFebruary 20th 2018
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Five Important Habits to Fend Against Psorias...

Lifestyle habits are important for managing psoriasis. Here are five habits or home remedies that you don't want to miss out on for psoriasis relief and psoriasis treatment. 

Alexander ArringtonJanuary 24th 2018
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9 Important Nail Symptoms You Need to Know

Nail problems are common. Learn about which nails symptoms should make you worry and what they could mean.

Megan O'ConnorJanuary 22nd 2018
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Six Causes for Scalp Scaling and Flaking

Find out the cause of dry scalp and dandruff. A dry flakey scalp can be embarrassing and uncomfortable. Avoid dry scalps and dandruff by understanding the causes. Scaling on scalp can be common.

Stephanie WongJanuary 8th 2018
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Fat Soluble Vitamins to Improve Psoriasis

Vitamins can be used for psoriasis. Learn about the impact of fat-soluble vitamins like Vitamin D and Vitamin K on psoriasis.

Elizabeth Usedom, MDJanuary 2nd 2018
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Water Soluble Vitamins to Improve Psoriasis

Vitamins can be used for psoriasis. Learn about the impact of water-soluble vitamins like Vitamin B12 can have on psoriasis skin.

Elizabeth Usedom, MDJanuary 2nd 2018
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Treatment of Psoriasis on the Hands and Feet

Psoriasis on the hands and feet require their own treatment and care. Here are some treatment options for psoriasis on the hands and feet. Psoriasis treatments are available. 

Raja Sivamani, MD, MS, APDecember 8th 2017
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Scalp Scaling: Dandruff vs Psoriasis vs Eczem...

An itchy, dry, flaking scalp can be caused by one or more skin conditions. Learn the difference and what treatments can help from an integrative dermatology approach. Scaling on the scalp is common. 

Raja Sivamani, MD, MS, APDecember 6th 2017
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Psoriatic Arthritis: What You Need to Know

Psoriatic arthritis can lead to severe joint damage. Here’s what you need to know about arthritis in psoriasis symptoms

Vivian Shi, MD October 11th 2017
Pale hands with joints at risk for psoriatic arthritis

Finding the Right Approach to Treat Psoriasis

Finding the right psoriasis treatment can be difficult. Here’s how to find the right approach to treat your psoriasis.

Raja Sivamani, MD, MS, APAugust 10th 2017
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Three Natural Oils Used for Psoriasis That Ne...

Three oils are commonly used for management of psoriasis. Learn the research behind them. These oils include avocado oil, coconut oil, and castor oil for psoriasis

Jason Derico, NDMay 13th 2017
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Topical Retinoid Medications: Tretinoin, Adap...

The most commonly used prescription-based topical retinoids are tretinoin, adapalene, and tazarotene, but there are others that are used less often including alitretinoin.

Raja Sivamani, MD, MS, APFebruary 1st 2017
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Medications That Can Cause Psoraisis

The drugs that you take can be causing psoriasis. Learn about the drugs that worsen psoriasis.

Dermveda Content TeamJanuary 24th 2017
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Treating Psoriasis in Pregnancy and Lactation

Find the right psoriasis treatment for your skin while pregnant. Medications can affect your skin differently while pregnant. Find your psoriasis treatment.

Megha Trivedi, MDJanuary 12th 2017
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Chinese Herbs For Psoriasis

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has a long history of treating psoriasis. Learn how herbal formulae in Traditional Chinese Medicine treats psoriasis.

Joseph Alban, MS, LAcSeptember 11th 2016
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Psoriasis Is More Than Skin Deep

Psoriasis can be linked to depression and other mental disorders. The effects of psoriasis can cause mood disorders, trouble sleeping and more.

Alexandra Vaughn, MDAugust 25th 2016
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Is Psoriasis Linked to Depression?

There is a link between psoriasis and depression. Effects of psoriasis on a person are more than skin deep. There are many factors that link depression to psoriasis

Vivian Shi, MD August 16th 2016
Depressed person sitting in the shadows at night

Ultraviolet Light Treatment For Psoriasis

The use of ultraviolet light can be used to help treat Psoriasis. UV light is a great treatment for psoriasis. UV light can reduce inflammation & redness.

Dermveda Content TeamJuly 27th 2016
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