August is Psoriasis awareness month. What is psoriasis? Psoriasis is a non-contagious, chronic autoimmune disease that causes skin inflammation, and is linked to other autoimmune deficiencies such as psoriatic arthritis.
Proriasis Awareness month and is used as an opportunity to educate and inform sufferers on a range of topics varying from treatment, causes, triggers and management of the inflammatory and often irritating disease.
The cause of psoriasis is still unknown but specialists do know that it is largely affected by the immune system and genetics.