12 Famous People with Psoriasis
Celebrities with psoriasis
by By Amanda Gardner
Some 7.5 million Americans suffer from psoriasis, an autoimmune disorder that develops when the immune system kicks into overdrive, causing skin cells to grow too quickly. These cells accumulate on the skin, causing scaly, red patches. Psoriasis can range from relatively mild (affecting up to 2% of the body) to very severe (covering 10% to 80% or more of the body). Fortunately, medication and lifestyle can control even the most serious cases. Here are the stories of 12 celebrities with psoriasis who have survived and even triumphed.
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