Janet Hamilton, Author at Psoriasis Research

Janet Hamilton

  • Ways to Care for Sensitive Skin

    Even if you have sensitive skin, it is vital that you cleanse and repair your skin daily to ensure a healthy glow and fresh skin. Below is a nightly regimen to follow for those of us who suffer from sensitive and allergy prone skin. Cleanse Your Face A gentle...
  • Easy and Natural Remedies for Skincare

    When it comes to all natural skincare, easier is better. There is no need to spend a lot of money on expensive treatments made up of harsh ingredients. Opt for natural skincare remedies instead. Water Hydrating is the first and foremost rule of good skin. Be sure to drink...
  • Common Misconceptions about Psoriasis

    Psoriasis is an uncomfortable skin disease that causes skin to break out in itchy, reddish patches. 7.5 million people in the United States suffer from this disease, according to the National Psoriasis Foundation. Although psoriasis is not rare, there are many misconceptions and myths surrounding the condition and its...
  • Symptoms of Plaque Psoriasis

    Psoriasis vulgaris, also known as plaque psoriasis, is the most common form of psoriasis. Almost nine out of every ten people suffering from psoriasis have this type of chronic skin condition. Plaque psoriasis usually affects the skin on your elbows, knees, scalp, and lower back. Symptoms Characteristically, plaque psoriasis appears...
  • Psoriasis: An Overview

    Psoriasis is a very typical disease of the skin. It is mainly due to b scaling or point-to palm-sized skin (often on the knees or elbows and the scalp). The nails change as well. Inflamation is evident in this non contagious ailment. In addition Psoriasis can affect other body...
  • What you Should Know about Psoriatic Arthritis

    While there are well over 100 different types of arthritis in existence, unfortunately many people do not even realize that there are other types of arthritis besides rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis One of those little known types of arthritis is known as psoriatic arthritis and it can be as...
  • Testing and Diagnosis for Psoriatic Arthritis

    Psoriatic arthritis (PSA) is a condition that affects people who have psoriasis, an immune system disorder that appears as reddish or silvery skin lesions. Symptoms of PSA include periodic inflammation of the joints and body tissues, including the heart, eyes, kidneys, lungs, and spine. A person may have symptoms of...
  • Skin Care Tips for Patients with Psoriasis

    Although psoriasis is most evident on the skin, it’s actually an autoimmune disorder. Healthy skin cells are destroyed by T-cells, which normally attack foreign bodies, like bacteria. This disorder makes the skin cells reproduce too quickly—dead cells can’t fall off properly, so a buildup of skin occurs, creating itchy, painful...