Allergies and Psoriasis: Is There a Connection?
Medically reviewed by Allison Truong, M.D.
When someone is diagnosed with a chronic condition like psoriasis, it’s natural to want to seek out underlying causes in hopes that finding an answer could also lead to relief from symptoms. This is one of the reasons diet becomes such a hot topic among people with chronic conditions. What if one food, or skin allergen, was to blame for all of your symptoms? Wouldn’t it be amazing if you could simply cut those items out and live symptom-free for the rest of your life?
With some conditions, allergies and sensitivities may be partially to blame, and cutting out those things you’re sensitive to may make a difference. But what about with psoriasis?