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Psoriasis

Psoriasis Diet: Foods to Eat and Foods to Avoid

An autoimmune disease, psoriasis is a condition in which the immune system attacks healthy skin tissue, resulting in a faster turnover of cells. Because the body can’t get rid of the excess skin cells quickly enough, they build up, resulting...

What Is Psoriasis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

A chronic skin condition, psoriasis affects up to 2.2% of Americans. Still, many people know next to nothing about this debilitating illness. So, what is psoriasis, anyway? A disease in which the life cycle of skin cells is accelerated, psoriasis...

What Is Psoriatic Arthritis? Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Psoriatic arthritis is a type of inflammatory arthritis that can affect a person with the skin disease psoriasis. It may target any joint in your body, and symptoms vary from person to person. In some individuals, psoriatic arthritis is mild,...

Autoimmune Diseases: When the Body Attacks Itself

Autoimmune diseases are relatively common in the United States. The American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association reports that 50 million Americans have some form of autoimmune disease. Of those 50 million Americans, 75% are women. Let’s answer some of the most...

Types of Arthritis: Causes, Symptoms, Testing and Treatment

Arthritis is a condition in which joints in the body swell and become painful. The condition sometimes becomes debilitating. While arthritis often comes with age (as is the case with osteoarthritis), sometimes it can be caused by an autoimmune disorder...

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