Psoriasis and makeup
We have already talked about how we can hide the imperfections caused by psoriasis with camouflaging and how a radical change in one’s image can add an additional psychological burden to a condition which in itself is not a simple one because it deals with dehydration, thinning skin, scars, dryness and paleness.
Psoriasis and sport
Since ancient times physical activity has always been essential to the lives of individuals and communities. In the past it was more common for people to be involved in physical activity, whether in sports or manual work. For that reason, ancient peoples generally had thinner more muscular bodies with stronger constitutions than their modern
Myths about Psoriasis
Today we are in the twenty-first century, but when it comes to skin diseases we seem to have stopped somewhere in the Middle Ages when legends and false beliefs were kindled by illiterate gossip-mongers full of preconceived notions. The people suffering from these diseases (eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis...) have always been the victims. In addition to the physical pain often suffered as the consequence of psychological pain, they have ended up feeling distrust, self-contempt and even shame.
Psoriasis and camouflage
We have already seen how people living with psoriasis become nonconformists. They are afraid to show themselves or make contact with other people because our modern society is far too interested in appearances and stereotypes: it is continuously bombarding us with “perfect” images that we should imitate.
Psoriasis and medicines
There are risk factors for the onset of psoriasis and one of them is drugs. It is considered a risk factor because it increases the possibility of contracting a disease or suffering from a condition.
In addition, if a patient already diagnosed with psoriasis takes any of these medications listed below, an exacerbation of the lesions and a poor response to the antipsoriatic treatments may occur.