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Kim Kardashian West Gets Refreshingly Real About Her Psoriasis

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 09.01.2016 | Healthy Living

After six years of living with psoriasis, a chronic skin condition, Kim Kardashian West said she’s done hiding her skin patches. “I’ve been pret...

Sharp Toe Nails, Rough Whiskers, Heavy Legs And Other Physical Conditions That Can Block Snuggling In Bed

Paul C. Rosenblatt | Posted 08.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Paul C. Rosenblatt

So despite the ideal many people have of snuggling happily in bed at night, there are some people who would rather not snuggle or who have to be very careful about snuggling because of something physical about their partner.

Skin Condition Linked To Risk Of Deadly Aneurysm

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.18.2016 | Healthy Living

The effects of psoriasis go far deeper than the skin: The condition may raise a person's risk of a potentially deadly aneurysm, a new study from Denma...

How to Let Go in One Simple Step

Jacqui Zadik | Posted 02.16.2017 | Healthy Living
Jacqui Zadik

Once we learn to let go of our personal issues and ego, it leads us to in turn wonder why we act the way we do, too.

How to Stop Your Body From Attacking Itself

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 09.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

The immune system is your body's first line of defense against illness. It sends out cells to destroy invaders like bacteria and viruses. But for some people, this system turns on them, attacking healthy tissues and organs.

Resilience: My Family's Autoimmune/Cancer/Bipolar Journey as Remembered Through Four Pacquiao Fights

Jessica Gimeno | Posted 03.11.2015 | Impact
Jessica Gimeno

Here was someone who overcame all the odds--raised in abject poverty to become a record-setting boxer despite his size. Here are four Pacquiao fights that coincided with milestones in my family's autoimmune/cancer/bipolar journey.


Sarah Hannah | Posted 02.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Hannah

Today I thought I'd give you all a taste of what life can be like for someone with a chronic illness. It's important to remember that no two days are the same, and while this is an average day for me, some can be better and others may be much worse.

Meditation: Are Scientists Missing the Point?

Timothy Eden, MSW | Posted 04.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Timothy Eden, MSW

Reposted from It's no secret that scientists are abuzz about the benefits of meditation. Thousands of researchers, academics, a...

Zain's Secret

Alice Savic | Posted 03.04.2014 | Women
Alice Savic

Many people are suffering privately for a myriad of reasons. A face will not necessarily reveal this. Perhaps because we so badly want a solution and we want the solution to be simple, neat, clean.

CNN Anchor Battles Her Skin And Wins

CNN | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

I have spent more than a decade of my professional career on international television, my face visible to millions each day. Yet I have spent a lifeti...

CNN Anchor Reveals 'Painful Secret'

Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

Zain Verjee, an anchor for CNN International, revealed her years-long struggle with psoriasis on Wednesday. She opened up about the "painful secre...

How Kris Carr Built Her Global Wellness Brand

Nitika Chopra | Posted 02.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Nitika Chopra

Kris Carr has always been a role model for me as I have dealt with health issues. Her battle with cancer and ability to take her health lessons and teach others is something I admire. Not only that, but she has truly built a global brand out of an illness, which is beyond inspiring.

WATCH: Miss California Speaks Out About Her Disease

Posted 04.29.2013 | Los Angeles

It's easy to assume that all beauty queens have perfect skin, but Miss California is here to tell you that's not the case. Mabelynn Capeluj, Miss C...

The Best (And Worst) Beauty Ingredients To Treat Psoriasis

Posted 08.07.2012 | Healthy Living

By Beth W. Orenstein Part of your psoriasis treatment might include everyday health and beauty aids, shampoo, and skin care items you can get at yo...

Psoriatic Arthritis Drug Eases Symptoms, Study Shows

Reuters | Posted 08.06.2012 | Healthy Living

June 5 (Reuters) - Patients taking Johnson & Johnson's Stelara experienced significant relief from the painful symptoms of active psoriatic arthri...

Scientists Find Gene For Common Skin Disorder

Posted 04.23.2012 | Science

By: MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Published: 04/23/2012 01:37 PM EDT on MyHealthNewsDaily Researchers say they have identified a gene linked to the mo...

Common Scalp Conditions -- And How To Treat Them

Nicole Cothrun Venables | Posted 04.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Nicole Cothrun Venables

Scalp conditions vary from simple (like dry, flaky scalp or scalp acne) to serious (an irregular mole, a rash). Here are a few scalp problems I have come across in my work as a hairstylist.

9 Famous Faces Of Autoimmune Diseases

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 12.02.2011 | Healthy Living

It took country singer LeAnn Rimes 22 years to find a treatment for her psoriasis that actually worked, according to It was incredibly tra...

9 Risk Factors For This Type Of Arthritis | Posted 06.12.2015 | Healthy Living

Psoriatic arthritis can't be prevented or cured, but it can be treated. It's not easy to predict who will get this painful joint condition, but if you...

No Link Between Psoriasis Drugs, Heart Risks: Study | Anne Harding | Posted 10.24.2011 | Healthy Living

For people with severe cases of psoriasis, the injectable drugs known as biologics can provide much-needed relief from the itchy, flaky skin lesions c...

The Skin-Psyche Connection

Posted 10.05.2011 | Black Voices

If you've ever struggled with your skin, you know the level of stress that unpredictable flare-ups can cause. Now, an ever-growing body of research sh...

Kim Kardashian Has Psoriasis: What Is it?

Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 09.25.2011 | Healthy Living

OMG -- Kim Kardashian has psoriasis. Kim was diagnosed with the skin condition by her dermatologist on Sunday's episode of "Keeping Up With The Kar...

Spotting The Symptoms: How To Tell If It's Psoriasis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The most common type of psoriasis -- plaque psoriasis -- usually appears as red, raised patches of skin covered in white, flaking scales that crop up ...

Obama's Health Plan: What Matters the Most is Missing

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mark Hyman, MD

To effectively reform healthcare in the U.S., we must change not only the way we practice medicine, but also the type of medicine we practice.


Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Women with psoriasis run a higher risk of diabetes and high blood pressure, perhaps because of the underlying inflammation that causes the skin condit...