National Psoriasis Foundation

 

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.


Stress Reduction

Stress is a common trigger for a psoriasis flare. At the same time, a psoriasis flare can cause stress. Learn how to manage stress effectively »


Managing Itch

The itch of psoriasis may have a bigger impact on quality of life than the visible effect of the disease. Learn how you can help manage itch »


Relationships

It can be difficult talking to friends and family about your psoriasis and how it affects your life. Psoriasis may impact your relationships, but it doesn't need to control them. Learn how to manage psoriasis–and your relationships »


Depression

People with psoriasis are more likely to become depressed. It's important to look for symptoms of depression and seek treatment if you need it. Learn how to cope with depression »


Work

Working with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis can be challenging. You may need to take time off for doctor appointments or ask for changes to your work environment. Learn more about how to manage your disease in the workplace »

National Psoriasis Foundation Our Mission: To drive efforts to cure psoriatic disease and improve the lives of those affected.