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Category: Psoriasis & Lifestyle

Can psoriasis be cured?

Can psoriasis be cured? Psoriasis is a chronic remitting and relapsing scaly and inflammatory skin disorder. Sufferers of the most common form of psoriasis – plaque psoriasis – exhibit scaly lesions on the skin which can range from mild cases, in which less than ten percent of the skin is involved, to severe cases in which almost the entire skin, including the scalp, is affected. Psoriasis is a disorder or disease that attacks the skin, […]

How long before I see results using OTC Over The Counter products?

How long before I see results using OTC Over The Counter products? It depends upon several factors including your overall condition, the types of food you eat, alcohol consumption, smoking, vitamins you take or not, your weight and how severe your psoriasis condition is. The period needed for a OTC Over The Counter product to show some effect, subject to the above considerations, can vary between a week, a month, or longer. When you have a […]

Does smoking influence psoriasis?

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Does smoking influence psoriasis? Yes, it does and only negatively! Some forms of psoriasis are said to be triggered by smoking. There is form of psoriasis that is called Andrews-Barber whereby the pustules only show themselves at feet and or hands. This form occurs more often in women and is being associated with smoking. Many studies have examined the connection between smoking and psoriasis, and although it is clear that a positive and significant association […]

In your website you state on the one hand that I can drink alcohol on the other hand you state I should not.

In your website you state on the one hand that I can drink alcohol on the other hand you state I should not. I am confused… Excessive alcohol consumption is bad for anyone, period. Alcohol is particularly bad for psoriasis sufferers because it adds extra stress to such vital organs as the liver and kidneys and other related organs. You are doubling that stress if you use psoriasis medications with steroids, prednisone, hydrocortisone, vitamin D3, […]