Test Your Psoriasis Smarts

imageIf you have psoriasis or are caring for someone who does, you know that understanding all the risk factors, side effects, treatment options and terms involved with this diagnosis can help make the journey easier. Think you're already an ace when it comes to psoriasis know-how? Take our quiz to find out.

1. Psoriasis is the most common autoimmune disease in the
United States.

True
False

2. Almost 1 in 10 people with psoriasis develop psoriatic arthritis.

True
False

3. A person who has psoriasis on less than 3% of his skin has mild psoriasis.

True
False

4. Sticking to a regular exercise program is especially important if you have psoriasis.

True
False

5. Phototherapy isn't helpful in treating psoriasis.

True
False

6. People with psoriasis are more likely to suffer from a stroke.

True
False

7. Saltwater won’t provide any psoriasis relief.

True
False

8. People with psoriasis should avoid spending a lot of time in chlorinated pools.

True
False

9. People with psoriasis should rub, not pat, when toweling off after a shower.

True
False

10. Mood doesn’t impact the skin.

True
False

Published August 2011

Basics
Overview
Causes & Risk Factors
Symptoms
Diagnosis
Your Healthcare Team
Questions to Ask
    Your Doctor

Quiz: How Severe
    is Your Psoriasis?


Treatments
Never Tried a Biologic?
What Your Dermatologist
    Needs to Know

Topical Treatments
Phototherapy Treatments

Body-Wide Medications
When Your Treatment is Denied
    by Your Insurance Company


Features
Look Your Best With Psoriasis!
Feel Your Best With Psoriasis
Your Answer to Smoother, Clearer Skin—Found!
Take Charge of Your Psoriasis and Protect
    Your Whole Body!

Try These Simple Skin-Care Tips
Quiz: Test Your Psoriasis Smarts
Simple Ways to Better Your Life
Ask the Experts: Dating Tips and More
Let Summer Soothe Your Psoriasis
Lifestyle Adjustments to Help Ease Psoriasis

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