Many psoriasis patients experience worsening symptoms in the fall and winter. There are actually two theories as to why this happens:
Cold, dry air: When there’s less humidity the skin doesn’t retain moisture as well. Tiny cracks and fissures develop on the skin’s surface and psoriasis patches can appear. Stress: Stress is also a trigger for psoriasis. With fall comes a change in routines and schedules, beginning with back-to-school and continuing right through the holidays. There is plenty of stress to go around.
The good news is there are ways to address both psoriasis triggers, keeping your flareups