Patients with Psoriasis have an increased production of skin cells. Skin cells are normally made and replaced every three to four weeks, bit in psoriasis this process only lasts about three to seven days. The resulting build up of skin called is what creates the patches associated with Psoriasis. There is no good answer to why Psoriasis happens. This is attributed to Auto Immune Disorder i.e your Immunity attacks your own cells.
Majority of the Psoriasis patients have very low self-esteem, depression and anxiety. The red scaly texture does not look good, creates image issues, lowers confidence and spoils your quality of life. And generally the Medications you are given have adverse side effects. Don't worry because this article will help you manage your psoriasis using a natural and simple approach. The approach is sentimentally working on your immune system, healthy living and lifestyle.
- Stress Management
A lifestyle that has a lot of stress is a strict no for Psoriasis patients. Managing stress is of paramount importance for the Psoriasis patients. The longer stress lingers in your life; lesser is the probability of Psoriasis control. In fact, stress will result in spreading of Psoriasis to other body parts. So avoid thinking of negative events as they tend to make us anxious, worried, frightened and hopeless. Embrace Optimism inspiration, hope, and motivation. Focus on what makes you feel good.
- Obesity Control
Weight management is an integral part of Psoriasis self-management. Overweight is a stress on your body and impacts the overall well being. Therefore work on bringing your weight to acceptable levels.
The immune system of patients is generally out of control. Consumption of immunity-boosting food is very important. Vitamin C, Exercise, and Low sugar diet can help you increase immunity. Green Chilli consumption, Lemon, etc can increase your immunity.
Apply Vaseline and other prescribed moisturizers to reduce dryness and itching.
- Dietary Changes
As explained above overweight is a strict no. This requires removing fatty foods from your diet and addition of food which is rich in Antioxidants and Vitamins. Nuts, Omega 3 and Vitamin D. Do not eat these vitamins indiscriminately but eat these in very limited quantity.
- Go Gluten Free
Gluten causes inflammation of the skin. Remove Gluten from your food. Add foods such as Turmeric, Omega 3 which are anti-inflammatory.
- Vigorous Exercise can help immensely
Don't be surprised. Exercise will help control and cure Psoriasis. They key however is that the exercise has to be intense.
Psoriasis needs strict management because it can result in other complications. Your physician needs to monitor this disease closely because it can cause complications include Arthritis, multiple sclerosis, impacts Intestines, causes Hair Loss etc.
There are numerous types of Psoriasis. Some forms of Psoriasis may go forever by good self-management while in others the self-management may reduce the attacks.
The key to managing Psoriasis is self-management.
There is no cure for Psoriasis . But you need to find that treatment with your Physician that works for you. You need to work closely with your Physician to find the treatment that is safe, comfortable and allows you to stay committed. Its a step by step process before you reach to that Treatment. Ensure you are evaluating the progress, monitor your condition and keep on making educated treatment decisions.
Skin is a complicated organ. In order to make it your skin beautiful ensure you are using the natural methods because they are very effective and under your control.