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What is the role of climate and sunlight in psoriasis?

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Hot, humid environments tend to worsen more severe cases of psoriasis. In contrast, dry, sunny climates may be helpful in controlling flare-ups, particularly in mild cases. In temperate climates, where sunlight is not available all year, artificial ultraviolet light is frequently used in the treatment of psoriasis.

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