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Living with Psoriasis? We Can Help!

Did you know there are more than 125 million people with psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis all over the world? Psoriasis is a common inflammatory disease, caused by abnormal T-lymphocyte function, most often characterized by raised, red, scaly patches. These patches or plaques are usually found on the elbows, knees and scalp but may appear on any part of the skin. Joints and nails can be affected as well. This happens because skin cells in people with psoriasis grow at an abnormally fast rate which causes a buildup of the psoriasis lesions; these lesions are NOT infectious or contagious but may … Continue reading

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