Psoriasis and Cardiovascular Disease

Psoriasis increases your risk of developing heart disease.

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People with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis are at an elevated risk of developing a comorbidity such as cardiovascular disease. Psoriatic disease is associated with inflammation throughout the body, including in the heart. Cardiovascular disease (also known as heart disease) refers to numerous conditions including heart attack, stroke, heart failure, arrhythmia (irregular heart rhythm), and heart valve problems.

Getting at the Heart of Psoriasis

A look at cardiovascular health and psoriatic disease.

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Psound Bytes™ Podcast: Heart and Psoriatic Disease Connection

Dr. Nehal Mehta gives an update on his research around the impact of systemic inflammation.

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What We Are Learning About Psoriasis and Heart Disease

A deep dive into the largest single grant investment in the history of NPF – the Psoriasis Prevention Initiative.

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Join the CP3 Study

Funded through the National Psoriasis Foundation, CP3 is studying the use of an innovative care coordination model to lower cardiovascular risk in patients with psoriatic disease.

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