Sometimes patients think that I am just making up diagnoses. This is a classic example. Continue reading
Of the estimated 7 million Americans diagnosed with psoriasis, about half will use complementary or alternative medicine therapies to treat their skin. Continue reading
Skin is not see-through because light that hits it is scattered by collagen as it passes through. It is analogous to trying to see in the fog with your car’s high beams — the light is scattered in all directions and much of it bounces right back at you. Continue reading
I seemed to have a run on psoriasis patients this week. It is not surprising; psoriasis is often worse in the winter when the air is dry and when there is less sunlight. Both warm humid air and sunlight will improve psoriasis.
If you have psoriasis, please visit the National Psoriasis Foundation site –it’s an excellent resource about psoriasis and its treatments. They will also help you find a dermatologist in your area who treats psoriasis!
Photo of psoriasis from University of Manchester School of Medicine website.
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