Uncontrolled hypertension was most likely in severe psoriasis cases

October 15, 2014 8:12 PM

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(dailyRx News) Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition, but it may be more than skin-deep. It may also raise high blood pressure risk.

Heart disease risk factors, including high blood pressure (hypertension), are more common among those with psoriasis than those without it, reports the National Psoriasis Foundation. Psoriasis has been tied to a greater risk of heart attack and stroke.

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