Psoriasis Whats Under the Skin

I'm Gabe Garza with today's health news. Theremay be a lot more to psoriasis than what's on the surface. Researchers found that patientswith psoriasis were often at an increased risk of depression. Psoriasis is a chronicinflammatory disease that typically affects the skin. Although scaly, silverywhite patchesknown as plaques are the most common symptom of psoriasis, the condition can also affectthe joints. Researchers looked at past surveys and found that almost 17 percent of patientswith psoriasisthe surveys, met criteria for major depression. Make sure to speak withyour about any condition you may have.

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