Star volleyball player Aby Maraño proudly showed off her skin in an Instagram post on April 11. Aby, who has psoriasis , had an empowering message to those who have the same condition. In her post, Aby said, “I know most psoriasis patients don’t have the courage to show their skin.
MANILA, Philippines -- Aby Marano has been diagnosed with Psoriasis, a long-lasting autoimmune disease that causes raised, red, scaly patches to appear on the skin.
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A professional volleyball player, Abigail Maraño (whose 187K followers know her as Aby) learned she had psoriasis just last year. In her sport a lot of skin is on display, so, like it or not, her...
“The dermatologist advised me to undergo a skin biopsy and in February 2019, I was diagnosed with psoriasis. I was advised to stop playing volleyball,” lamented Maraño. The 11-year-old fighter was still within her, however, and like a eureka moment, she realized, “Wait. Volleyball is not stressful for me. In fact, it is my stress reliever.
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However, it was her most recent and very public battle with psoriasis that Aby would intensify her role not just as spokesperson for volleyball but of the illness. The 26-year-old athlete and influencer would shed light on the many misconstrued notions of the disease.
Aby Maraño, a multi-awarded volleyball player living with psoriasis, is letting the world know about her condition by posting photos of herself–showing flare. that have appeared on her It’s an autoimmune disease, meaning that the immune system becomes overactive.
Division 1. Average height of college volleyball player: 6’0”. Average height range: 53% of players 6’0” and over. Club experience: Open-level playing experience. Division 2. Average volleyball player height: 5’10”. Average height range: 19.8% of athletes are 6’0” and taller; 61% of athletes are between 5’9” and 5’11”.