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Psoriasis Awareness Month
August is Psoriasis Awareness Month. Get informed by clicking here.
Scientists believe that at least 10 percent of people inherit one or more of the genes that could eventually lead to psoriasis. However, only 2% to 3% of the population develops the disease.
Researchers believe that for a person to develop psoriasis, that person must have a combination of the genes that cause psoriasis and be exposed to specific external factors known as “triggers.”
Life with Psoriasis
Living with psoriasis has unique challenges. The good news is health care providers are becoming more aware of the impact psoriasis can have on a person’s quality of life. Researchers are focused more now than ever on finding solutions to those challenges.
Learn coping strategies for the most common lifestyle concerns for people with psoriasis.
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