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Psoriasis through the ages and how best to treat it

  Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition that once it has occurred tends to reoccur throughout a lifetime. Psoriasis can be triggered at different ages from teen years all the way to older age. However, depending at what age you are, can change the way you need to deal with psoriasis as although the causes […]

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Environmental pollutants could trigger psoriasis

New research has found that a specific protein in skin cells, that is a detector and receptor of environmental pollutants such a cigarette smoke, plays a role in the process of psoriasis flare ups. The protein, called the aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR), has been shown to dampen the severity of inflammation involved in psoriasis flare […]

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People with psoriasis cannot tolerate stress in the same way

A new study has found that people suffering from psoriasis have a more exaggerated physiological reaction to situations of stress, which can make the condition even worse. The study, published in the April edition of the British Journal of Dermatology, found that people with psoriasis had heightened autonomic and neuroendocrine responses to stress than those […]

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New study finds birch bark helps heal skin

A new study has found  that Birch Bark significantly speeds up and aides the skin healing process and could help with faster healing of skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. Birch bark tar has been used as a remedy for acne, eczema, psoriasis, dandruff and itchy skin conditions as well as for cracked or […]

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The Ugly Truth About Skin Conditions

Frankly here at Skin Magazine we’re shocked. A new report claims that a quarter of people with psoriasis have been dumped because of their skin condition. 15% of people will not go on holiday because of their psoriasis, more than half of psoriasis sufferers believe their co-workers act as if there is something wrong with them […]

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Breaking up can be good for problem skin

Breaking up may be hard on the heart, but it can actually be good for sensitive and problem skin. There are several things about relationships that are bad for problem skin and can lead to skin break outs and flare ups and make sensitive skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and rosacea worse, as well […]

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