Coping with Psoriasis

30 Ways to Help Manage Your Psoriasis

These dos and don'ts are designed to make living with psoriasis a little easier.
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Limit alcohol intake

Drinking alcohol—or at least overdoing alcohol—can weaken your response to medications. It may also be dangerous when combined with certain drugs such as methotrexate. That doesn't mean you have to be a teetotaler. "There's a difference between consuming too much and consuming a healthy amount," says Dr. Goldenberg. "A patient with psoriasis who doesn't have medical contraindications could have a glass of wine with dinner."