World Psoriasis Day: Understanding What Psoriasis Is

By |2018-11-15T19:58:09+00:00October 28th, 2014|Categories: Awareness|0 Comments

It is called Psoriasis and today happens to be the annual “World Psoriasis Day” 2014.

As with other “Awareness Days,” this particular day has been set up to raise awareness of this ailment. It is a day in honor of those who suffer and a concerted effort toward finding effective treatments and comfort for psoriasis sufferers.

Wondering how many people are affected? According to, there are about 125 million people who suffer from psoriasis.

What is Psoriasis?

According to, this ailment isn’t just one version. There are different types of psoriasis, including the following:

  • Plaque Psoriasis
  • Guttate
  • Inverse
  • Pustular
  • Erythrodermic

To find out about these types, please visit one of the links, below.

Ways to Get Involved

There is a Facebook Page dedicated to World Psoriasis Day. This is a great way to share and to keep updated on the happenings surrounding Psoraisis and this special awareness day.

To find out how to donate to the diagnostic and treatment efforts of Psoriasis, as well as checking out the different types, including images and diagnostic information, please visit the web sites of those who specialize in Psoriasis:

HHP would like to remember all those who suffer from psoriasis on this special day and all days.

About the Author:

Deborah Anderson wears many hats and her addiction to acquiring knowledge in many areas is demonstrated through her vast experience. From professional training as a sound engineer at what is now the Los Angeles Film School, to graduating summa cum laude in software architecture (and project management) from Capella University (Minneapolis, MN), she often comments that she is only just beginning. She is the Marketing Director at Human Health Project.

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