Common psoriasis triggers that can cause flare-ups

Another reason to say no to alcohol and smoking! 

While not causes of psoriasis, these triggers can cause flare-ups. Essentially anything that can dry out your skin can be a trigger. Some are easier to avoid than others, but awareness is always a good thing.

  • Cold and/or dry weather. 
  • Stress
  • Some Medications
  • Infections
  • Trauma to the skin
  • Alcohol 
  • Smoking

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Keeping your skin as hydrated as possible requires regular gentle exfoliation and thorough moisturization. In other words, Simple Sugars or Smooth for Men.