COMMON CAUSES OF ITCHY SKIN

Itchy skin, also known as pruritus, is an irritating feeling that makes the patient want to scratch themselves. While it is often accompanied by a rash, redness or blisters, the skin can sometimes look normal. Itchy skin has multiple causes, and some of them, like liver disease, can be surprisingly serious. To get relief, the… Read more »

FOODS TO AVOID IF YOU HAVE PSORIASIS

While scientific research has not definitively linked what you eat to psoriasis flare-ups, many sufferers report that cutting out certain foods and drinks can relieve painful symptoms. Psoriasis is a skin condition that impacts millions of people. It can cause cells to build up on the skin’s surface. These extra cells can make skin itchy and… Read more »

ECZEMA VS PSORIASIS – WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

When it comes to skin conditions, “rash” is a kind of catch-all term that is used to describe itchy outbreaks. While rashes can potentially represent a myriad of dermal ailments, two of the most common are eczema and psoriasis. Both complaints can cause itching, redness, discomfort and embarrassment due to their appearances – but they… Read more »

Psoriasis Awareness Month

Tips for Recognizing and Managing the Skin Disease and Its Impact on Your Body Psoriasis is not just a skin disease. It is an autoimmune condition that can have widespread systemic effects, which are best described in skin, joints, and heart. Dermatologists have many tools to help manage the disease and in many cases make… Read more »