Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin disease driven by the immune system which affects millions of men, women, and children on a daily basis. In years past treatments were lacking for psoriasis but today we have a wide array of excellent treatments that help clear your psoriasis. Psoriasis can affect both the skin and the joints creating a complex problem which need early detection and intervention to avoid permanent joint damage. More and more research is accumulating that shows direct correlation between the inflammation of psoriasis and increased risks of other problems such as cardiovascular diseases.