Latest Quality of Life Articles

4 Skin Issues That Can Cause Vaginal Pain Dur...

Some skin conditions can cause pain during sex. Learn about skin issues that can make intercourse painful.

Rebecca QuinonezJuly 23rd 2018
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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
Child playing outdoors with psoriasis

A Closer Look on Skin Lightening: A Result of...

People seek to lighten their skin under certain societal pressures. Learn whether skin lightening is due to confidence or societal pressure.

Pearl DoanJune 27th 2018
African American Lady with colorful patterned top

Quality of Life in Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic condition on the armpits, breasts, and groin. Learn about how HS affects sexual, emotional, and physical health. 

Alexandra Vaughn, MDDecember 6th 2017
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Mental Health in Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Living with hidradenitis suppurative can have a great impact on mental health. Read on about the struggles of living with HS. 

Megan O'ConnorDecember 6th 2017
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The Impact of Having a Child with Eczema

Ezcema in children can be hard on the parents. A child living with ezcema can often be uncomfortable and the family will not want to trigger a breakout.

Megan O'ConnorSeptember 5th 2017
Child with blue hoodie walking on beach while holding an adult's hand

Quality of Life with a Chronic Wound

When finding chronic wound relief, you should consider the psychological effects. Learn about the quality of life in chronic wound healing.

Megan O'ConnorAugust 10th 2017
Elderly woman with swollen legs walking with cane in hospital and holding arm of another woman

Quality of Life in Rosacea

Stress is a common psychological effect of rosacea. Learn about the connection between rosacea and stress.

Megan O'ConnorJuly 23rd 2017
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Quality of Life With a Skin Disease

The pscyhological effects of skin disorders include anxiety and lowered self-esteem. learn about the psychological effects of skin diseases.

Megan O'ConnorJuly 23rd 2017
Man with hat sitting on overpass with head down and looking depressed

Quality of Life in Acne

Stress is one of many psychological effects of acne. Learn about the connection between psychological stress and acne.

Megan O'ConnorJuly 23rd 2017
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Quality of Life in Vitiligo

The most common depigmenting disorder, vitiligo is often stigmatized by several misconceptions. Learn more about vitiligo, how it occurs, and possible treatments.

Megan O'ConnorJune 30th 2017
Man with vitiligo on the arms, face, and chest looking at himself in the mirror

Quality of Life with Excessive Sweating in Hy...

Hyperhidrosis (or profuse sweating) is common among many individuals and can be life interfering. Excessive sweating is uncomfortable. Learn about options for hyperhidrosis treatment.

Megan O'ConnorJune 25th 2017
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Skin Story: Behind the Spot - My Experience w...

Cafe au lait are skin birthmarks. Hear one person's journey to come to terms with her Cafe au Lait birthmark and laser treatment removal.

Alexis MeyerApril 4th 2017
Woman outside with hair over her face

Sleep for Skin Health

Lack of sleep can affect more than just your mood and body and can affect your skin. Learn how sleep can affect your skin and cause skin conditions.

Anna PleetJanuary 7th 2017
​Boy in green jacket sleeping in fallen brown leaves

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

Hair Matters: Emotional Aspects of Hair Loss

Hair loss has various emotional effects. Hair loss treatment and hair regrowth are possible. Learn about the relationship between emotional stress and hair loss.

Raja Sivamani, MD, MS, AP
Woman struggling with hair loss and depression