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4 At-Home Pain Relief Tips for Psoriasis Flare-Ups

There are steps you can take at home to minimize your psoriasis flares.

Psoriasis not only takes a toll on your physical health, but these painful, itchy, hugely visible plaques on your skin can affect your mental health, too. While finding the right prescription treatment plan with your doctor is especially important, there are also things you can do on your own at home to minimize the symptoms of your psoriasis flare-ups. Here are four tips to reduce your psoriasis pain at home.

THIS CONTENT DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. This content is provided for informational purposes and reflects the opinions of the author. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of a qualified healthcare professional regarding your health. If you think you may have a medical emergency, contact your doctor immediately or call 911.

Paul Yamauchi, MD

Paul Yamauchi, MD, is a clinical assistant professor in the division of dermatology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and has been practicing dermatology for 16 years. View his Healthgrades profile >

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