World Psoriasis Day - October 29
Sat, Oct 29, 2022

World Psoriasis Day

World Psoriasis Day is celebrated on October 29 and raises serious questions about a disease that plagues many people. It could be psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis. The date is aimed at information work with the population and improvement of treatment.

History

Founded by the International Federation of Psoriasis Associations. On this day, useful events are held, various institutions and caring activists are involved. One of the most important findings in 2019 is that people with psoriasis are at a higher risk of developing cancer.

Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune disease that primarily affects the skin. Previously, the disease was considered contagious, taken for one of the types of leprosy, because of this, confusion arose. It is now clear to all knowledgeable people that this is not the case. Red spots, peeling, cracks appear on the skin – they itch, bleed and become inflamed.

The exact cause of the disease is unknown. Many tend to overactive immune system, side effects of drugs. At the moment, no cure has been found, but it is likely that the disease will go into remission.

Interesting facts

Amazing Moments:

  • more than 125 million people suffer from this disease;
  • itchy plaques of an unpleasant appearance – NOT THE RESULT OF poor hygiene and unsanitary conditions;
  • in recent years, promising drugs have appeared that are now undergoing research;
  • sunlight can exacerbate the disease;
  • According to statistics, most infections occur between 20 and 25 years of age.

How to celebrate

Find out about the events of the day and take part in them. Interesting lectures are often held, and jogging is also organized. Share your story if you have this disease – write a post on a social network to support everyone who is in solidarity with you. Spread the word among people!

When is World Psoriasis Day celebrated in 2022?

World Psoriasis Day is observed on October 29 each year.

Observations

Weekday Month Day Year
Saturday October 29 2022
Sunday October 29 2023
Tuesday October 29 2024
Wednesday October 29 2025
Thursday October 29 2026

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