Psoriasis: Treatment and Prevention

Psoriasis is a quite severe and complicated chronic skin disease. However, it is not so rare. According to an IFPA study in 2010, 125,000,000 people suffer from psoriasis, which is every 25th person on the planet.

We have written many articles about psoriasis, which include general information about the disease and how to prevent and treat it.

What else do we need to know?

We live in the era of information. The article with the top 15 facts about psoriasis should be very helpful for those who do not know much about psoriasis, but want to learn more. We recommend it for better understanding the nature of the disease.

Psoriasis development depends on many factors. Scientists and doctors know a lot about the mechanisms of the disease, but the main causes are still unknown. One of the possible reasons is a relation between psoriasis and hormones. This link is still not completely studied or proven.

Nowadays, people with psoriasis are more fortunate than many years ago when the condition was perceived as the devil’s spell. It was considered infectious and was treated with scarring methods such as cutting the skin off or setting people on fire. Learn more about the past and present treatment of psoriasis – it will make you realize the advantages of modern medicine.

Types of psoriasis

Psoriasis has several forms and “locations” on the body. It can affect the scalp and nails, as well as joints. Scalp psoriasis is especially painful and hard to hide from others. We suggest an overview of the treatment methods of scalp psoriasis, including the details about UVB-phototherapy.

Nail psoriasis, or psoriatic onychodystrophy, can exist with lesions of the skin or separately. If the progress of the disease does not stop, it can lead to a complete loss of nails. You can find general information about nail psoriasis, treatment methods, and helpful tips on care of hands and nails. Another article is devoted to the differences and similarities between nail psoriasis and fungal infection.

Find out about guttate psoriasis and the treatment.

Prevention is important

Enough has been said about the importance of living a healthy lifestyle. With such diseases as psoriasis, you will begin to pay attention to every small detail to not trigger an aggravation. Seven important tips will help you to avoid relapses as much as possible. Learn more about eight food groups that aggravate the disease, and seven risk factors of psoriasis.

A healthy diet and lifestyle will help you to enjoy your life

Treatment

There are still many questions about the treatment of psoriasis that are not yet discussed. All of them are so specific that they can be solved only by your doctor. We will do what we can.

The very first question that comes to the mind of patients is whether it is possible to cure psoriasis completely. Let’s figure it out.

Another question is whether massage with psoriasis can be safe and effective.

Healing light

The beneficial effect of sunlight on psoriatic skin has been known for a long time. We explain why this happens and how to receive the right amount of light during the winter. You need to stay in the sun for a long time to get a positive effect, which can be dangerous at the same time due to the risk of sunburn and skin cancer. There are two main solutions: heliotherapy and phototherapy. In this article, we discuss whether there is a risk of cancer in using narrow-band UVB therapy and PUVA therapy.

Help yourself

We already talked about the fact that we have various ways of preventing psoriasis. You can apply certain measures to speed up the treatment, even if you are already seeing a dermatologist. Here are 15 methods for an effective fight with psoriasis. Don’t forget to consult your doctor.  For those who prefer traditional medicine, we suggest 10 natural remedies for skin care.  Learn more about ten ways of home treatment, which are very convenient to use.

Knowledge is a power. We hope that with our guidance, it will be much easier for you to keep your condition under control and fight psoriasis with all known and proven methods.

Posted: February 9, 2018 by UVB-lamps Team 65
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