“I am radiant on the outside and rotting on the inside”. Watch her incredible story about battling psoriasis.

“The itch is unbearable. I try and ignore it. It’s impossible. It agitates me. I use all my strength and I tear at my skin. I am violent. I scratch back and forth until there is blood. It is too raw to do any more. I am filled with rage and humiliated.”

CNN International anchor Zain Verjee has psoriasis, a disease that can consist of raised, inflamed skin patches covered by silvery flakes of dead skin cells or scales. Verjee tells the amazing story of her struggles with psoriasis, and how she finally put it in remission through the power of her mind.

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