Of the individuals who suffer from psoriasis, about 80 % of them suffer from a mild form of the disease. This is where there are a few patches that may need treatment but are not likely to cause problems and can be easily controlled. In individuals who have severe psoriasis (about 5 % of people) a large area of skinRead more
If you suffer from eczema, you want itch relief and you want it now. You may be willing to try anything to seek relief. While you have many choices, there are benefits to treating your eczema with home remedies. Benefit #1 – Your Options The phrase “home remedies,” encompasses a lot. Typically, home remedies are used toRead more
This morning as I filled out the electronic register for a second year Health studies class that I had just met I was informed of someone’s absence because of a hospital visit for Eczema. I was assured by the students that it was not that bad really as it was just all over her arms and legs but not allRead more
The following article lists some simple, informative tips that will help you have a better experience with Psoriasis.
Psoriasis is a noncontagious, skin disease that has been diagnosed in 4.5 million adults in the United States. About 10 percent to 30 percent of people with psoriasis also develop psoriatic arthritis, which causes pain, stiffness and swelling in and around the joints.No one knows exactly what causes psoriasis, but it is believed to be an auto immune disorder thatRead more
When it affects the skin it commonly appears as red scaly elevated patches called plaques. Psoriasis plaques frequently occur on the elbows and knees, but can affect any area of skin including the scalp and genital area. Psoriasis can vary in severity, from minor localised patches to extensive or even complete skin coverage. Fingernails and toenails are often affected. ThisRead more
No virus or fungus causes it. It is not a contagious disease. There is nothing but body that decides if you will get psoriasis or not. A gene is responsible for psoriasis. Those who have that gene may get psoriasis if it is triggered.Psoriasis – common triggersThe common triggers of psoriasis are sunburn, stress, skin injury, some medications, infections, smoking,Read more
Only the patient knows what he/she is undergoing. There is no way to share the trauma of skin falling and itching. The application of medication tires the patient after some time. One wants to run away from it but cannot. How to get relief from psoriasis? Let us talk about it.Psoriasis– acceptance To accept that I have psoriasis and itRead more
Many people have suffered from this condition. There are five types of psoriasis, affecting different parts of your body. All these types of psoriasis have different symptoms. The area which gets affected becomes scaly with small red spots causing itchiness. It is a lifelong battle with this disease, as currently there are no cures for this skin problem. These areRead more
The types of psoriasis medications used for treatment depends on how severe the case of psoriasis is, and how the person has re.sponded to previous medications and treatment Most of the time, psoriasis medication starts with topical creams, ointments and salves, then moves on to Ultraviolet (UV) light treatment. Sometimes the UV light treatment is combined with topical creamsRead more
Psoriasis is a skin condition which creates a thick build up of extra skin on the surface of the body.
These thick skin patches are referred to as psoriasis plaques, and they often develop on the scalp, knees and elbows. Some psoriasis sufferers however, get the scaley psoriasis skin plaques on other places of their body too. In some cases the skin patches can build up on the face, hands, ankles, and feet. In rare cases psoriasis plaques will developRead more