What is Psoriasis?
Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that commonly appears as red, thick and flaky patches on the elbows, knees, scalp or other parts of the body. These patches can be itchy or sore. They may get worse or better with time and tend to recur after exposure to certain triggers that are specific to the individual.
Apart from the skin, psoriasis can also affect the nails and joints of the body.
Severe disease can be debilitating, causing much pain, suffering, affects daily activities and can often lead to mental health conditions like low self-esteem and depression.