The skin disease of psoriasis occurs on the surface of the skin and the symptoms include reddish patches, sometime in the form of wound as well as covered with the thick white flakes of dry scales. The common locations where it occurs include joints like knees, ankles, elbows and wrists. It is also possible that it might occur where skin gets wounded from time to time. The problem of psoriasis appears and vanishes whether completely or partially with the time. When this problem outbreak it is known as flare-ups in which the irritation and itching occurs.
The reason of psoriasis is due to the overproduction of skin cells at a fast speed that is near 1,000 times quicker as compared to the regular rate. All these cells deposit on the surface of the skin that lead to problems such as dry scales and red bumps. There are some other factors also related to this condition that’s why the treatment as well symptoms can be different for every case. Bad eating habit, tension, genetic problem and unhealthy lifestyles all these factors increase the flare-ups.
There are many successful home remedies that show successful results when curing psoriasis. For a natural psoriasis cure, consume lots of fresh vegetables, fruits, legumes and whole grains. These are quite rich in fiber which is important for removing toxins out of the body otherwise it can cause problem to skin condition. Try to avoid foods that contain sugar as well as dairy products and red meat. Basically animal tissues have arachidonic acids which produce toxins and inflammatory compounds – leukotriene’s. If anyone is suffering from psoriasis and the leukotriene’s level is increased in that case he or she should eat steak, burger, pork along with the cold-water fish like halibut, catfish, trout, salmon and perch. Fish carry essential omega-3 fatty acids which support in improving health as well as help in reducing inflammation. There are people who like to consume fish oil supplements in the form of capsule. These can be kept in the refrigerator for maintaining its freshness. Avoid smoking and alcohol intake to reduce the toxins level and to stay away from outbreaks of psoriasis.
It is one of the funny aspects of psoriasis. Go for holidays to an extraordinary topical beach. If you feel that this option is not suitable in that case just relax in the sun so that you get relief from psoriasis. The UV rays will help to make skin clear but one must avoid overexposure and apply sunscreen when it is required. Tension is also included in the list that increases the risk of flare-ups so it is important to look for ways to relax. For releasing stress consider these few options such as acupuncture, tai-chi, yoga, hypnosis and meditation. One can use topical solution which can be applied to prevent the irritation, scales and redness. Essential oils from capsaicin, licorice, chamomile or cayenne pepper have been in use of prior treatment options. The old style rolled oats can ease the skin when it is ground to make it in powder form with the help of food processor. One must keep it in mind before applying any oils, salves, rubs, ointments on the skin that it doesn’t contain any preservatives, impure ingredients and harmful chemicals especially on open wound. While using any topical treatment to the affected part it can only help if it is covered with some saran wrap near the part to permit the skin to ease as well as cure during the phase of drying the infection.