Psoriasis at your Fingertips – eBookAuthors: Tim Mitchell, Rebecca Penzer
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Psoriasis can be a difficult condition to live with. The more you know about it, the better prepared you will be to deal with it. This invaluable guide gives you medically accurate, practical information on the day-to-day management of the condition.
Psorasis: Answers at your Fingertips answers over 200 questions asked by people with psoriasis and their families. The expert authors pass on useful, easy-to-follow advice on living with the condition. They discuss the various treatments available, helping you to discover which work best for you, and suggest effective self-help routines.
Offers up-to-date positive and practical help
Explains psoriasis, so you have the knowledge to understand and manage your condition
Includes information on further sources of advice and support
Covers topics from work and holidays to relationships and other people’s attitudes
Questions answered include:
Is psoriasis hereditary?
Does psoriasis frequently recur?
Does diet affect psoriasis?
Are there any known common causes of flare-ups?
Does biological powder make it worse?
Should I use soap?
Which moisturiser is the best to use?
What do steroids do?
What are the treatments for psoriatic arthropathy?
My daughter wants to get her ears pierced. Will this make her psoriasis worse?
What can I do to avoid embarrassment in personal relationships?
What are the best types of clothing to wear?
Will it hurt if I go swimming?
Are there any benefits we can claim?
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Part 1 Introduction
Part 2 What is psoriasis?
Part 3 Different types of psoriasis
Part 4 What triggers psoriasis and what makes it worse?
Part 5 First-line treatments
Part 6 Second-line treatments
Part 7 Complementary therapy
Part 8 Children and psoriasis
Part 9 Feelings, family and friends
Part 10 Lifestyle and looks
Part 11 Practical concerns