About psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition, which affects nearly 2 million people in the UK and Ireland. It is equally common in men and women and often develops between the ages of 15 and 35, but can occur at any age. Psoriasis symptoms typically include red scaly patches on the surface of the skin, accompanied by severe itchiness and irritation.
Far from being ‘just a skin condition’, psoriasis is associated with a number of serious health conditions, both physical and psychological. Discover the top things that you need to know about psoriasis. Find out more about psoriasis symptoms, the types, causes, treatments of psoriasis and much more!

Understanding psoriasis

Handling symptoms

Managing treatment

Living with psoriasis

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Blogger Universe

Meet our psoriasis bloggers
Real people, with real stories. Get inspired by people living with psoriasis, whose passion for life shines through despite the challenges that psoriasis brings. Explore topics like fashion, food and emotional wellbeing in the context of dealing with psoriasis in everyday life.
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Newly diagnosed?

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Why talking with friends could help your psoriasis

Opening up about your condition to your friends, family and trusted work colleagues can be a huge relief and make you feel much more secure.
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What is psoriasis?

It's a skin condition that affects 2-3% of the global population. Find out more about what causes this disease, and the treatments that are available.
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Why do people get psoriasis?

Understanding your psoriasis triggers is essential to taking control of your condition. Although they vary from person to person, your doctor can help identify what yours are.
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Try our mindfulness programme
MINDBOOST is specially designed to help you with your skin condition by keeping you relaxed and feeling good about yourself. Start boosting your mind today!
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