Skin care products and creams for psoriasis

Skin care products and creams for psoriasis

It is not an easy task to deal with psoriasis on a daily basis. It appears as silvery scales on top of red (to brown-yellowish) skin patches. Dr. Krant – NYC dermatologists and professor at the Downstate Medical Center says that psoriasis seriously affects the self-confidence if its victims, creating the perception that the disease is contagious – despite the fact that it is not. Many skin care Continue reading

Shampoo for psoriasis – how to chose the right one

Shampoo for psoriasis – how to chose the right one

Scalp psoriasis is a skin condition that affects close to 4 million Americans alone. Similarly to the other types of psoriasis, scalp psoriasis is also formed as a result of a false response from the immune system that leads to the fast accumulation of skin cells that are reddish (or even brownish) in colour and look scaly. Some people are confused with the so called seborrheic dermatitis or even Continue reading

Scalp psoriasis treatment – list of main options

Scalp psoriasis treatment – list of main options

About Scalp Psoriasis It is a fact that more than 50% of all cases of psoriasis are on people’s scalps. The scalp psoriasis varies from mild (easy removable scales) to severe – associated with very thick silvery plaques that affect the whole area of the scalp. In the severe cases, psoriasis can also spread out to the forehead, near the years, or some parts of the neck at the back. Some people Continue reading

Coconut oil for psoriasis treatment

Coconut oil for psoriasis treatment

Essentially coconut oil is extracted from the kernels of the coconut through cold-pressing. The oil contains fatty acids as well as lauric acid that combined together can fight viruses, unhealthy microbes, fungus, and inflammation. Coconut oil is a very well-known for being used in cooking as an alternative to other oils. When used in its solid form, coconut oil can be used to moisturize the skin. Continue reading

What is the difference between eczema and psoriasis

What is the difference between eczema and psoriasis

Both eczema and psoriasis are chronic conditions on the skin that are found quite often. Both diseases cause not only physical pain and discomnfor but also psychological damage in the form of embarrassment and low self-esteem. The skin conditions are triggered as a result of a malfunction of the immune system and share in common quite a lot of symptoms. At the same time both conditions have very Continue reading

Psoriatic arthritis diet: what to eat and what to avoid

Psoriatic arthritis diet: what to eat and what to avoid

Diet itself cannot be the sole cure for your psoriatic arthritis. However doing experiments with the different foods can help you find the right diet that can reduce your stiffness and inflammation in your joins that is associated with psoriatic arthritis. As a rule of thumb, specific foods like salmon that is rich in omega-3 acids has been proven to relive the symptoms of inflammation. On the Continue reading

How to get rid of psoriasis with phototherapy

How to get rid of psoriasis with phototherapy

How to get rid of psoriasis Phototherapy, also known as light therapy, is characterized by the exposure of the skin to light, consistently and with supervision from a competent healthcare provider. This therapy can be conducted at a physician office, a specialized psoriasis facility or even at your home, by making use of a phototherapy unit. The primary factor that determines the success of this Continue reading

Recent breakthrough in the treatment of psoriasis

Recent breakthrough in the treatment of psoriasis

A research conducted by a global group of researchers headed by Dr. Richard Langley of Dal-housie medical school has discovered a major protein thought to be behind the development of psoriasis. The study was published in the New-England-Journal-of-Medicine, which is considered to be one of the foremost of its kind globally. Below is an insight with this respect. For those who may not be in the Continue reading

New strategies on how to cure psoriasis

New strategies on how to cure psoriasis

About a decade ago a team headed by Erwin Wagner who works with the Spanish cancer center for research (CNIO) created genetically altered mice that manifested signs that are similar to psoriasis. When they published this finding in Nature, these researchers opted to use this mouse-model to analyze the real molecular channels in this ailment’s development. They also tried to search for effectual Continue reading

New research on how to treat psoriasis

New research on how to treat psoriasis

An experimental therapy for psoriasis that consists the utilization of an anti-body that inhibits an immuno-signaling protein has registered substantial recovery rates. At the culmination of the clinical trial carried out at Rockefeller University and 7 other centres, almost all thirty one subjects manifested more than satisfactory improvements in their symptoms. Dr. James Krueger, the writer of Continue reading