Psoriasis chronic condition

Psoriasis chronic condition

Psoriasis is a chronic condition occurs in people due to several reasons including an overactive immune system. Sometimes chronic body inflammation might cause psoriasis symptoms like red plaques, itchiness, red skin spots on skin surface.

There is no cure psoriasis but there are different ways to control the condition. In psoriasis excess skin inflammation that happens due to overactive immune system, and it forces body to produce new skin cells in faster rate than normal skin cells. Accumulation or piling up of skin cells on surface makes it unable for shed quickly causing scaling and plaques. The inflammation that happens deep down in the body contributes to the appearance on skin surface. This will appear red, itchy, flaky, raised, silvery or inflamed.

Psoriasis can be triggered by consuming Nightshade plant vegetables like eggplant, chilis, it could be due to stress, infection, weather, injury to skin.

Treatment: Avoiding high calorie foods, gluten containing food, dairy and red meat, nightshade family fruits and vegetables, alcohol could help. Consuming turmeric, fresh fruits, including stomach friendly spices, omega 3 fats, Vitamins D, B12 are recommended for psoriasis. Reducing excess body weight is critical to stay away from psoriasis.


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Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: January 6, 2023

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