LIVING WITH PLAQUE PSORIASIS
We know that having moderate to severe plaque psoriasis isn’t easy.
We hope that these resources will help inform, empower and motivate you.
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TIPTracking the following may make it easier for you to discuss them with your doctor, so you can work together to manage your condition.
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Factors that may worsen plaque psoriasis vary from person to person.
Further discussion should take place with your doctor.
FACT OR FICTION?
Do you know which ones are true?
Plaque psoriasis can look and feel different for different people,
depending on its severity.
Here are some common symptoms of plaque psoriasis: itching, skin tightness, burning, stinging, pain.
There are 4 primary kinds of medicines that are used to treat
moderate to severe plaque psoriasis.
They are: Topical treatments, like creams that go on the skin. Traditional systemic and targeted oral medications (pills) that work either throughout the body to or target specific inflammatory cells that may play a role in plaque psoriasis. Phototherapy, or light therapy, where your plaques are exposed to ultraviolet light on a regular schedule and under medical supervision. Systemic injectable medications called biologics, like TREMFYA®, target specific proteins within your body that may play a key role in your plaque psoriasis.
TREMFYA® selectively blocks interleukin-23 (IL-23).
The first FDA-approved medication of its kind, TREMFYA® selectively blocks interleukin-23 (IL-23), for adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis.
HOW ARE YOU DOING?
Living with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis has unique challenges, but you’re strong. As you continue to move forward, these tips may help you.
8 TIPS THAT MAY HELP YOU
your condition knowledge will empower you
Find the right doctor for you it’s important you feel comfortable
Talk to your doctor and have a confident conversation
Develop a circle of support people you can talk to
Accept that a chronic illness may present challenges
Decide what’s important to you and what enriches you
Do something each day that brings you joy
Find your happy place
Words of encouragement may help to remind you that you got this.
On that note, here are 8 inspirational quotes.