Do you or someone you know suffer from Psoriasis? This is an unsightly skin disease that can be painful and uncomfortable. It is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes an overproduction of skin cells. The oveerproduction of skin cells results in red, scaly patches on the skin. Although Psoriasis is not contagious, it causes social stigma due to the unsightly skin. This can lead to anxiety, bullying and even depression as sufferers are frowned upon by family, friends and society.
Whilst many Doctors and Skin Specialists would conclude that Psoriasis is a lifetime sentence, this blog will share how Psoriasis can be healed naturally. You will need some degree of discipline and patience. Do remember that Psoriasis, like many other diseases, do not appear overnight. It is a result of toxic build up in your body. You will therefore need to return to the lifestyle and habits you followed when you had healthy skin.
The use of chemical medication can give faster relief and results. However, in the longer term, it will make the Psoriasis worse as the chemicals poisons our body, leading to our bodies attempting to get rid of these toxins via our skin, which is our body’s largest organ.
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Below are some natural remedies for Psoriasis:
This is a natural mineral that is composed of sulfate and magnesium. It is a natural remedy for various skin conditions such as Psoriasis. Soaking your body or affected skin area in a warm bath containing epsom salt will help to reduce inflammation and relieve itching that is associated with Psoriasis.
Doing regular forms of exercise such as brisk walking or dancing can help to reduce inflammation and promote overall health. Do moderate exercises daily. Try to get at least 30 minutes of moderate exercise most days of the week.
This plays an important role in managing Psoriasis symptoms. Part of the root causes of many diseases are because our bodies are too acidic. Certain acidic foods can trigger inflammation and worsen the condition. Certain alkaline foods, on the other hand can help reduce inflammation and promote healing. We encourage Psoriasis sufferers to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables. whole grains, lean proteins and healthy fats. This will help improve skin health and reduce inflammation. Psoriasis sufferers must avoid sugary drinks, processed foods, red meat, alcohol and dairy products.
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These can help soothe dry and itchy skin caused by Psoriasis. Use moisturisers that are natural such as aloe vera gel, olive oil and coconut oil. Use fragrance-free moisturisers after a shower or bath and throughout the day as required.
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In a busy world, getting sufficient and good quality sleep is often underrated. Sleep is important for overall health as this is the time where our body repairs various organs. Getting sufficient deep sleep is important for overall health and can also help reduce Psoriasis symptoms.
This bad and expensive habit can make Psoriasis symptoms worse. It also increases the risk of other health problems. Quitting smoking can therefore reduce Psoriasis symptoms and improve overall health.
This is a trigger for Psoriasis flare-ups. It is important to practice stress relieving activities such as deep breathing, meditation, talking to someone who will listen, listening to classical music or watching a comedy. Reducing stress levels will promote healing of your Psoriasis.
These are important in managing Psoriasis symptoms. This is because we are unlikely to obtain all our daily requirements for vitamins and minerals from foods alone, even if it is organic. This is due to soil quality depletion, oxidation by the time the food is sourced and used for our consumption and also how the meals are prepared. Omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil supplements such as Usana’s Biomega and Biomega Junior have anti-inflammatory properties.
Exposure To Sunlight
Natural Vitamin D from sunlight exposure can also help to manage Psoriasis Symptoms. Sunlight slows the growth of skin cells and reduces inflammation. However, you need to be cautious of over exposure to sunlight that can lead to skin damage and sunburn.
This is a spice commonly used in traditional Indian medicine. It contains a compound called curcumin which has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Turmeric can be consumed as supplements, tea or even added to meals.
It is important to consult with a healthcare professional such as our clinic before starting any new treatment to ensure these remedies are safe and effective for you. We look forward to hearing from you so that we can guide you further.
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