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Getting plenty of zzz's is essential to good health, especially when you're living with a chronic condition. But the wrong bedding could irritate the skin. Cotton or polyester sheets can feel scratchy and rub on tender psoriasis lesions. Instead, consider therapeutic bedding that's soft and smooth and wicks away moisture. The National Psoriasis Foundation suggests DermaTherapy bedding. If psoriatic lesions tend to itch at night, consider wearing gloves to avoid scratching. Placing a pillow between your knees is also a great way to keep your spine in alignment and keep your legs from rubbing together.

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