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'Project Runway's' Tim Gunn Returns to Address Psoriasis(TM) and Empower Patients to be Confident in Their Personal Style
Date:3/3/2010

r people with psoriasis.

"One of the best parts about being an Addressing Psoriasis(TM) winner was having the opportunity to share my story with other people in the psoriasis community," says Cynthia McGowen, a 2009 Addressing Psoriasis(TM) winner. "I know from personal experience just how isolating this disease can be, so I encourage people to enter the contest and connect with others who have faced similar challenges because of their psoriasis."

Psoriasis, which affects approximately 7.5 million Americans, is a chronic disease of the immune system that causes the skin cells to grow at an accelerated rate. Although there are several types of psoriasis, approximately 80 percent of patients suffer from plaque psoriasis, which can cause painful and itchy red, scaly patches.

According to data collected from psoriasis patients by the National Psoriasis Foundation over a six-year period (2004 - 2009), 41 percent of patients choose their clothing to conceal their psoriasis. The Foundation's results also showed:

     -- 73 percent of respondents said they feel self-conscious about their
        psoriasis
     -- 63 percent said it impacts their overall emotional well-being
     -- 72 percent of respondents suffer from itching, 70 percent from
        physical irritation and 59 percent from phy
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