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26 October 2021

Join our upcoming Facebook Live sessions

During Psoriasis Awareness Week we will be holding two Facebook Live sessions with experts in nutrition and exercise!

This Psoriasis Awareness Week, come and join us for our first ever Facebook Live sessions! The two sessions will focus on this year's Awareness Week theme of lifestyle factors which may be important to consider when living with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis, including diet and exercise. You can find the full details below.

Pso: Let's talk food - Monday 1st November 2021 at 1pm

Thivi MaruthappuThe first session, 'Pso: Let's talk food', featuring Consultant Dermatologist and nutrition expert, Dr Thiviyani Maruthappu and Professor of Health Psychology/Behavioural Medicine, Professor Christine Bundy, will take place on Monday 1st November 2021 at 1pm.

Dr Maruthappu and Professor Bundy will be examining the evidence for nutrition in psoriasis, looking at whether any specific diets or supplements are helpful in managing psoriasis, and Professor Christine Bundyexplaining what practical changes you could make to your own diet.

Dr Maruthappu will also be introducing her Psoriasis Association funded research project, the APPLE study.

There will be an opportunity to put your questions to our experts via a Q&A at the end of the session.

Pso: Let's talk exercise - Thursday 4th November 2021 at 1pm

Karina JacksonThe second session, 'Pso: Let's talk exercise', will take place on Thursday 4th November at 1pm and will feature Psoriasis Association Trustee and Dermatology Nurse Consultant, Karina Jackson, and Physiotherapist and Rheumatology Clinical Lead, Jack March.

Karina will be talking about psoriasis and exercise, including the benefits of exercise for people with psoriasis, common barriers to physical activity, and some tips for getting you moving.

Jack MarchJack will be talking about psoriatic arthritis and exercise, including particular types of exercise that can be helpful for managing the condition, overcoming the challenges of physical activity when you have psoriatic arthritis, and the role of the physio in supporting people who are living with psoriatic arthritis.

As with the first session, there will be an opportunity to put your questions to our experts via a Q&A at the end.

How to watch

To watch these sessions live, simply head to our Facebook Page at the dates and times above.

The sessions will remain available to view on our Facebook Page after the live streams have finished.

For those of you don't use Facebook or will be unable to watch live at the time, we will also be adding the videos to our YouTube channel afterwards so you can catch up there.