Psoriasis Causes and Lifestyle Triggers

Psoriasis Causes and Lifestyle Triggers
Published on, 22 June, 2023. Answered by Dr. Ibrahim Nafee and Verified by Dr.Galen Team
Patient Question

Hello Doctor,


What are the possible causes or triggers of psoriasis? Are there particular lifestyle factors that can contribute to its development or exacerbation?

Answered by Dr. Ibrahim Nafee


Thank you for reaching out to Dr. Galen. Please find the below response to your query.


I can explain that psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disease with a genetic basis. It can be triggered by various factors, including stress, infections, and certain medications. Managing these triggers is important for controlling the condition and reducing flare-ups. It is recommended to consult with a dermatologist for a comprehensive evaluation and personalized treatment plan.



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