When someone as famous as Kim Kardashian shows people on national televison that she suffers from psoriasis and has been for years….it’s kind of shocking.
Here is a woman known for showing off every inch of her body, yet she has a skin condition that manifest’s itself as a red rash all over her body. Wow. So what exactly is psoriasis?
Psoriasis is actually a pretty common skin disease effecting over 3% of Americans. It causes redness and irritation and can look a couple different ways. Some forms are circular red spots like Kim Kardashian’s, other can be much more severe and cause intense amounts of pain, skin peeling and scabs to form.
Kim first realized she was having problems with her skim many many years ago, around the age of 7. She began to have red circles form on her legs, particularly around her thighs. Her mother, MOMNAME also suffers from the disease and this is where the problem was inherited.
To treat the disease Kim uses different creams and other things. It has not really worked well however. Sometimes the disease really starts to make Kim feel bad about herself. Then she just reminds herself that she is filthy rich and beautiful. Although her marriage to Kanye West is completely stupid, people still seem to like her. In fact, she got so famous from in a scandalous video with a rapper.
If you are also suffering from psoriasis you should go seek treatment and work to get rid of it as soon as possible.
Psoriasis can cause low self esteem
Sometimes people dealing with psoriasis can feel bad about themselves because of their condition. It is important to remember that you are not alone. Many others have the same problem as well. Also, there are ways to treat the condition, some being more helpful than others. You will need to test some things out and see what works best for you.
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