People with psoriasis often suffer with sleep problems. A recent study in the British Journal of Dermatology found that 25% of people with psoriasis suffered with clinical insomnia and more than half were poor sleepers.
Poor sleep can have a negative impact on your skin, overall health and well-being. There are things you can do to improve the situation and many apps, books and websites which can also help. Try the resources listed below:
- Royal Society for Public Health: Understanding Sleep (free e-learning course)
- The Sleep School
- Sleepful Me (and app also available)
Remember to moisturise before bed to reduce any itching.
Good luck and sweet dreams.