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Why should I limit my alcohol intake to prevent plaque psoriasis?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine
Drinking might trigger flare-ups or exacerbate plaque psoriasis. Alcohol also interferes with medications used to treat it. For example, it is very dangerous to drink alcohol and take methotrexate. So ladies, stick to one drink a night. Gents can go up to two.

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