Yazeed

Yazeed

My name is Yazeed Adams and this is my journey with psoriasis. It all started when my father got diagnosed age 60 that he has psoriasis after which he started getting plague psoriasis in between his joints. This was all new to me and my family as nobody knew or even...
Vivienne

Vivienne

Hi. My name is Vivienne Oliver aged 60 years. My Psoriasis journey started 19 years ago. I am an Operational Manager in nursing, working in the Operating Theatre. I had my first flare when my daughter was in Grade 11, and she was pregnant. It was an enormous shock....
Tamsin

Tamsin

 My world changes on World Psoriasis Day 2022 “We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.”(Sam Keen) The saying goes “beauty is only skin deep”, which is something I learned during my psoriasis journey,even...
Sharlene

Sharlene

My name is Sharlene and I am a psoriasis warrior. I call myself a warrior because I have a vowed to fight the stigma attached to having psoriasis and to live a happy, beautiful life. Somedays, it is not easy.  As I write this, I have bleeding lesions on my scalp. It...
Pat

Pat

At aged 8 years the symptoms of a skin condition appeared – red, dry, itchy, cracking patches which slowly increased in size and spread over 90% of my body including my scalp. It was diagnosed as eczema and then psoriasis. I recall that we kids rubbing ointment on red...
Noor

Noor

Let me start by introducing myself. My name is Noor Lakay. I am a 61-year-old male. I am of Muslim Coloured descent. I am a patient at Grootte Schuur Hospital Dermatology Clinic. I suffer from a chronic health condition that impacts the body’s largest organ, namely...