Question: What is psoriasis linked to?

Studies suggest that psoriasis increases your risk for developing certain types of cancer, including skin cancer and lymphoma.

What diseases are associated with psoriasis?

If you have psoriasis, youre at greater risk of developing other conditions, including:Psoriatic arthritis, which causes pain, stiffness and swelling in and around the joints.Eye conditions, such as conjunctivitis, blepharitis and uveitis.Obesity.Type 2 diabetes.High blood pressure.Cardiovascular disease.More items •2 May 2020

Can psoriasis cause other health issues?

Since psoriasis is an autoimmune disease, having it can increase your risk of getting other autoimmune diseases, besides PsA. These include inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), celiac disease, lupus, and multiple sclerosis (MS).

What triggers your psoriasis?

Common psoriasis triggers include: an injury to your skin, such as a cut, scrape, insect bite or sunburn – this is called the Koebner response. drinking excessive amounts of alcohol. smoking.

Does psoriasis affect the brain?

Psoriasis affects your brain chemicals. These make skin cells grow out of control and form scaly plaques. They also change levels of chemicals in your brain that affect your mood. A cytokine called TNF-alpha may affect brain chemicals like serotonin in a way that could lead to depression.

How do you get rid of psoriasis scales?

Thick scales on your forehead, hairline, behind your ears, or on the back of your neck can be softened with coconut, olive, or peanut oil. Massage a small amount into your scalp, then put on a shower cap overnight, and shampoo in the morning. Repeat for two or three nights. The dead skin should soften and wash away.

Does psoriasis cause memory loss?

While the level of TMT A performance in psoriasis patients indicates psychomotor slowness, worse results in the TMT B are connected with prefrontal cortex disturbances. These result in poorer set shifting and cognitive control, poorer visuospatial memory, and impairment of executive control.

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