What is Psoriasis?
Psoriasis is a one of the most common skin disorders that speeds up the life cycle of skin cells. In this condition, skin cells build up rapidly on the surface of the skin. The extra skin cells give rise to scales and red patches that are generally very itchy and at times painful as well. This disorder usually affects the knees, elbows, and scalp. It can also occur on the torso, palms, and soles of the feet.
Psoriasis is a chronic disease that mostly comes and goes. There is not such cure for psoriasis, although you can manage symptoms. The main goal of Psoriasis treatment is to stop the quick growth of skin cells.
What are the causes of psoriasis?
The exact cause of psoriasis is quite unknown yet. However, it can be due to a combination of elements, such asgenetic predisposition and environmental factors. Psoriasis can be commonly found in members of the same family. Apart from it, defects in immune regulation (white blood cells mistakenly target healthy cells rather than attacking foreign substances) and the control of inflammation can also be the major reasons. However, in spite of a long research, the exact reason that triggers psoriasis is still a mystery.
What are the different types of psoriasis?
There are numerous different types of psoriasis, which include:
- Plaque psoriasis or psoriasis vulgaris
- Guttate psoriasis (small, drop-like spots)
- Inverse psoriasis (in the folds like of the underarms, navel, groin, and buttocks)
- Pustular psoriasis (small pus-filled yellowish blisters)
- Palmoplantar psoriasis ( on the palms and the soles)
- Erythrodermic psoriasis (the entire skin surface is involved)
- Nail psoriasis ( yellow pitted nail)
- Scalp psoriasis (produce localized hair loss, plenty of dandruff, and severe itching)
What are the various signs and symptoms of Psoriasis?
The signs and symptoms of Psoriasis vary from person to person. However, the most common signs and symptoms include:
- Red patches of skin covered with thick, silvery scales
- Small scaling spots (commonly seen in children)
- Dry, cracked skin that may sometimes bleed as well
- Itching, burning or soreness
- Thickened, pitted or ridged nails
- Swollen and stiff joints
How psoriasis can be diagnosed?
The doctors typically diagnose psoriasis by obtaining information from the physical examination of the skin, medical history, and important family health history. However, at times lab tests, including a microscopic examination of tissue obtained from a skin biopsy, can also be needed.
What are the different psoriasis treatment options available?
There are a number of effective psoriasis treatment options available. The best treatment can be determined by the doctor and it mainly depends on the type of disease, the severity, and amount of skin affected.
For mild cases, those involve only few areas of the body, topical treatments such as creams, lotions, and sprays, can prove very effective and safe to use. While in case of moderate to severe problems, that involves much larger areas of the body, may involve ultraviolet light treatments or systemic medicines such as pills or injections.
Homeopathic treatment for Psoriasis:
Homeopathy is very effective in the treatment of psoriasis as homeopathic medicines are totally natural and hence do not contain any chemical compounds. The best homeopathic medicines for Psoriasis do not aim to restrain this inflammation. Actually these remedies try to correct the cause that has resulted in this indiscriminate cell division and also the inflammation. This all result in the disappearance of the symptoms. The skin lesions become clear and the skin starts looking normal as if nothing had ever happened.
The most effective homeopathic remedies for Psoriasis:
Graphites: It is one of the best homeopathic remedies for those cases where constipation is also present along with psoriasis. In few cases, eczema can also be there with psoriasis. Moreover, female patients may experience disturbance in the menstrual cycle.
Mezereum: Mezereum is one of the most effective homeopathic medicines for those psoriasis cases where the main area that is involved is the head or the scalp.
Arsenic Iodatum: In those cases where the patches of psoriasis are varied in colour, Arsenic Iodatum is the most ideal homeopathic remedies.
Sepia: Sepia is mostly recommended homeopathic medicine for psoriasis when there is foul odor from the lesions and the affected area. However, it is a deep acting medicine, thus should not be repeated frequently.
Thyroidinum: It is one of the best homeopathic medicines for those psoriasis cases where obesity is a concomitant symptom of Psoriasis. In these cases, the itching is aggregated at night and even sometimes, there is itching without any visible skin lesions.
Friends, as you all know very well that classical homeopathic medicines are prescribed only on the basis of TOTALITY OF SYMPTOMS with a clear cut identification of disease in patient and patient in disease also, even then we are providing here just a few homeopathic medicines for different types of medical problems in a short way.
But reader is advised very strongly to use the medicines only under medical supervision and these medicines should never ever consumed without proper consultation with your doctor or GP.
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