Psoriasis is known for being a common skin condition which is accompanied by the development of red patches of varying sizes on your skin with silvery, dry scales covering these patches. When you suffer from psoriasis, it speeds up the life cycle of your skin cells as compared to the normal lifecycle of your skin. And, this makes your skin cells to build up rapidly on the surface of the skin and affecting your appearance adversely.
However, the fact is that psoriasis is more than just a skin disease and it can affect your many other body systems. Most often, psoriasis patches occur in the different areas of your skin, such as elbows, knees, scalp, lower back, palms, soles of the feet, and the genital area. However, psoriasis may also affect the fingernails and toenails and the soft tissues inside your mouth. Besides this, it can also affect different joints of your body resulting in inflammation which can lead to symptoms of arthritis. This condition is called psoriatic arthritis.
Most common symptoms of psoriasis are red patches of skin which are covered with thick, silvery scales, dry, cracked skin that may bleed and may make you experience burning sensation, itching, and soreness. If psoriasis also affects your nails, then it can lead to thickened, pitted or ridged nails. In case of psoriatic arthritis, you may experience discomfort due to swollen and stiff joints.
The exact cause of psoriasis is not yet fully understood. However, the recent discoveries reveal that it can occur due to an immune system problem with the white blood cells in your body that tend to trigger inflammation in the skin. Because of the inflammation, your skin sheds too rapidly after every three to four days.
Also, certain factors can increase your risk of developing the diseases, such as family history, viral and bacterial infections, stress, obesity, and other health concerns.
Fortunately, for psoriasis, conventional and alternative treatments, such as homeopathy, herbal, Ayurveda, acupuncture, supplements, phototherapy, are available to offer you relief from the discomfort.
Homeopathic treatment for psoriasis has been found to be extremely effective. Homeopathy that has potential to stimulate your body’s natural healing capacity and restore the disturbed immune system back to normal. Besides this, homeopathy treatment has no side-effects and gifts you long-lasting results.
So, count on homeopathy without a second thought, when you happen to suffer from psoriasis.
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-Written by Dr. Priyanka A, Associate doctor to Dr. Rajesh Shah