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Living With Psoriasis: Everything You Need to Know

Living With Psoriasis: Everything You Need to Know

Posted On: August 16, 2019 by CarePro Health Services in: Compounding Pharmacy, Psoriasis

It’s Psoriasis Awareness Month! For some of us, this seems like just another month, but for others who live with this condition, this is something near and dear to their hearts. According to current studies, more than 8 million Americans have psoriasis. Many people refer to psoriasis as a cosmetic problem, but it is much worse than that and can develop into an even larger health concern. Here we will discuss everything you need to know about living with psoriasis to help spread awareness about this burden of a condition.  What is psoriasis? Psoriasis is a skin condition in which cells build up and form scale-like patches that are dry and itchy. It is, in technical terms, an autoimmune condition that you get from cells growing much faster than normal and pile up too quickly. There are several different kinds of this condition, but the most common is plaque psoriasis. Although many people have psoriasis, it is not contagious; however, it is known to be genetic so if someone
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