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10 Ways to Treat Psoriasis


Applying a daily dose of moisturizer to your skin can be helpful in preventing and treating outbreaks of psoriasis. Moisturizers will prevent skin from drying out, itching and reddening, as well as aid damaged skin to heal more quickly.

If you suffer from psoriasis, consult with your dermatologist to find the most effective skin cream or ointment to keep your skin moisturized. Sometimes products like cooking oils and shortening can be used as less costly ways to treat skin irritation associated with psoriasis [source: National Psoriasis Foundation].