August is National Psoriasis Awareness Month, and 7.5 million people are living with it now, and 30% will develop psoriatic arthritis.
And 59% of people with psoriasis report it’s a problem in their everyday life. Learn more.
Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease that causes red, scaly patches on the skin, and 52% of those who have it aren’t satisfied with treatment.
33% of those suffering from psoriasis report social interactions are hurt by their disease.
72% of psoriasis sufferers are overweight or obese, which increases their risk of having it on top of other chronic conditions.
Psoriasis is more common than you know. Pop icon Cyndi Lauper started talking about her own psoriasis in July. You’re not alone.
Are you newly diagnosed? The National Psoriasis Foundation has a psoriasis One-on-One to help you talk to someone who understands.
Looking to learn more about psoriasis treatment, research, or to get involved? The National Psoriasis Foundation’s Free Health Webcasts can help.