Tagged with National Psoriasis Foundation

May is Psoriatic Arthritis Action Month

May is Psoriatic Arthritis Action Month

One in every three people living with psoriasis will develop psoriatic arthritis (PsA), a chronic, inflammatory disease of the joints and connective tissue. The main symptoms include joint pain, stiffness and swelling and can affect any part of the body. Unfortunately if left untreated, PsA can cause permanent joint and bone damage leading to life-long … Continue reading

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month!

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month!

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month and the National Psoriasis Foundation is challenging YOU to take their Wellness Challenge to celebrate. Follow the NPF on Facebook and Twitter for your daily wellness challenge, and connect with others who are walking the wellness talk. In addition to the Wellness Challenge, there are some awesome events planned to raise awareness: August 6 @ … Continue reading

Be Kind. Psoriasis Isn’t A Competition.

Be Kind. Psoriasis Isn’t A Competition.

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” I recently participated in the National Psoriasis Foundation and Healthline.com‘s #PSelfie Photo Campaign, a wonderful social media initiative launched to support and empower those who are living with psoriasis. I shared this photo and received a negative comment about it being a “joke” and … Continue reading

Sabrina – NPF Mentor & Psoriasis Champ

Sabrina – NPF Mentor & Psoriasis Champ

I recently got the chance to chat with Sabrina, a NPF mentor since 2009, blogger extraordinaire and psoriasis champ. And those are only three things that make Sabrina, Sabrina. “Hiding isn’t the answer. Sharing is the answer.” Her role as mentor at the NPF allows her to connect with newly diagnosed patients and provide them … Continue reading

Today is World Psoriasis Awareness Day!

Today is World Psoriasis Awareness Day!

Today, October 29, 2013 is World Psoriasis Awareness Day. The web has allowed so many people to share their stories and talk to others living with psoriasis. Many great individuals and organizations honored World Psoriasis Awareness Day in very special ways and I wanted to highlight a few today. The National Psoriasis Foundation teamed up with the … Continue reading