I’ve had psoriasis on my scalp for years and nothing helps it. My mother had it, and so do my two children and my brother. I know there’s no cure but are there any new treatments or research?
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Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disorder that typically causes a build-up of flaky patches on the skin — the result of a speeding up of the production of skin cells. It is thought to be due to a fault in the immune system.
The disease can have effects beyond the skin — around one in three of those with it develops a form of arthritis in the joints, for example. It can run in families (as in your case) but smoking, obesity and alcohol are also associated with a higher risk of developing it.
There is a wide spectrum of severity of the disease — I’ve seen…
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