LeAnn Rimes Reveals Struggle With Psoriasis

Posted on September 5, 2008

LeAnn Rimes photo for Psoriasis PSA

LeAnn Rimes has revealed her lifelong struggle with psoriasis. The disease is under control now, but she suffered for years.

See told People that her psoriasis gave her scaly patches that would crack and bleed. LeeAnn says, "Not only does that take a physical toll on your body, but it takes an emotional toll. I was very self-conscious."

LeAnn stars in a new psoriasis PSA called Stop Hiding. She says her husband, Dean Sheremet, helped her speak out about the condition. In the video, LeAnn says psoriasis, a chronic immune disease, affects over 7 million Americans and it can make them feel like hiding. She says she refuses to hide. Take a look:

Photo: National Psoriasis Foundation

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