Psoriasis is a chronic skin disease that causes areas of thickened, swollen, and red skin, often covered with silvery scales. Psoriasis, a skin disease characterized by scaling and swelling, is caused by a malfunction in the immune system.
Psoriasis affects not just the skin, but the patient’s overall quality of life. It goes beyond physical appearances and often manifests itself through self-defeating thoughts.
Psoriasis affects mainly the skin and nails sometimes it is accompanied by inflammation of joints, affecting mainly fingers, toes and the spine and is called psoriatic arthritis.
Psoriasis affects 0.44 to 2.8% people in India. Globally, 2-3% of the world’s population (close to 125 million people) is impacted by this condition.
Anyone can get psoriasis, but it occurs more often in adults. Men and women get psoriasis at about the same rate.
Types of Psoriasis
There are five different types of psoriasis:
Plaque Psoriasis: It transpires as patches of bumpy reddish skin encased by white silvery scales.
Guttate Psoriasis: It affects mainly children and young adults. It materializes as small dot sized red spots on the chest, arms, and legs.
Pustular Psoriasis: This appears as tender areas of fiery red skin with white pus-filled blisters mainly on palms and soles.
Inverse Psoriasis: This shows as smooth, red lesions in the skin fold like arm-pits, genitals, between the buttocks, and under the breasts. This is more prevalent in people who are overweight.
Erythrodermic Psoriasis: This exhibits as extensive redness as if the skin is burnt with severe itching and pain.
• Smoking and heavy alcohol consumption
• Family history
• Stress, depression
• Cold and dry weather
• Certain medicines
• Hormonal imbalance
• Red patches of skin covered with thick, silvery scales
• Small scaling spots
• Dry, cracked skin that may bleed
• Itching, burning or soreness
• Thickened, pitted or ridged nails
• Swollen and stiff joints
Patch test, Skin biopsy, Blood tests
Homeopathy medicines strengthen the muscles and control the pain, makes bones stronger reduces the intensity and progress of the disease. Homeopathic remedies are extremely fast-acting, easy to use for all ages, inexpensive
Homeopathy successfully treats many diseases and conditions that conventional medicine has not been able to. One such condition is psoriasis. There are several homeopathic medicines that can easily bring relief to patients with this condition and with regular use, their skin can clear up and not show a trace of the lesions or scaliness.
Homeopathy Remedies like Arsenicum alb, Graphites, Thyrodinum, Rhus Toxicodendron, Chrysarobinum, Calc-Sulph & Psorinum etc will help to treat psoriasis