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Psoriasis Home Remedies - How to Get Rid of Psoriasis


Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition. Psoriasis is a fairly idiosyncratic disease It commonly causes red scaly plaques to appear on the skin. Plaque psoriasis is the most common type of psoriasis. About 80% of people who develop psoriasis have plaque psoriasis, which appears as patches of raised, reddish skin covered by silvery-white scale. These patches, or plaques, frequently form on the elbows, knees, lower back, and scalp. However, the plaques can occur anywhere on the body. Psoriasis is believed to have a genetic component. Several factors are thought to aggravate psoriasis. These include stress and excessive alcohol consumption and smoking . Individuals with psoriasis may suffer from depression and loss of self-esteem. Psoriasis patches can range from a few spots of dandruff-like scaling to major eruptions that cover large areas. Mild cases of psoriasis may be a nuisance. But more severe cases can be painful, disfiguring and disabling. Psoriasis can affect all races. Psoriasis affects children and adults. Men and woman are affected equally. Females develop plaque psoriasis earlier than males. The first peak occurrence of plaque psoriasis is in people aged 16-22 years. The second peak is in people aged 57-60 years. Psoriatic arthritis develops in roughly one million people across the United States, and 5% to 10% experience some disability.

Psoriasis typically worsens after an individual has been infected with HIV. One important breakthrough began with the discovery that kidney-transplant recipients who had psoriasis experienced clearing when taking cyclosporine. Certain medicines, including lithium salt and beta blockers , have been reported to trigger or aggravate the disease. Excessive alcohol consumption, smoking and obesity may exacerbate psoriasis or make the management of the condition difficult. the first outbreak is sometimes reported following stress (physical and mental), skin injury, and streptococcal infection. Psoriatic arthritis usually first appears between 30 and 50 years of age - often months to years after skin lesions first occur. However, not everyone who develops psoriatic arthritis has psoriasis. About 30% of people who get psoriatic arthritis never develop the skin condition. There can be substantial variation between individuals in the effectiveness of specific psoriasis treatments Medications with significant toxicity are reserved for severe unresponsive psoriasis.Psoriasis also treat by expose the skin to ultraviolet (UV) radiation. This type of treatment is called phototherapy . The third step involves the use of medications which are ingested orally or by injection. Avoid alcohol use.

Home Remedies for Psoriasis

  • Take some Avocado oil and apply it on the affected area.
  • Applying oil extracted from Cashew nut on the affected part, serves as an effective home remedy for Psoriasis.
  • The use of curd in the form of buttermilk has proved to be beneficial in the treatment of psoriasis
  • Bitter gourd is considered valuable in treating psoriasis. In 1-cup fresh bitter gourd juice, add a tsp of limejuice. Drink it sip by sip on an empty stomach everyday for about 4-6 months.
  • Sunlight is the best and natural remedy for psoriasis treatment.
  • Apply of Aloe Vera gel and garlic oil on the affected area is beneficial.
  • Apply of cashew nut oil on the affected areas at night after a thorough wash of the face is very beneficial
  • Cabbage leaves can be used in form of compresses. They can be applied on the affected area after removing the thick veins and washing them thoroughly
  • Take chickweed, dandelion, red clover, redmond clay, and yellow dock for symptom relief.
  • Regular seawater baths and application of seawater over the affected parts once a day is highly beneficial for psoriasis treatment.

 

 

 

 

 


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