What the pandemic has taught us about stress and psoriasis
July 8, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in job losses and other stressors. People with psoriasis may find that symptoms such as itching, scaling, and discoloration worsen during times of stress.
Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects the skin. The most common type of psoriasis causes scaly skin patches, known as plaques. Some people with psoriasis also develop psoriatic arthritis, which causes joint pain and stiffness.