The question of what triggers psoriasis is an interesting one. The exact cause of the disease is not fully understood. Rather, it appears that a number of combined factors contribute towards psoriasis.
Plaque psoriasis (psoriasis vulgaris) is, as it sounds, plaques of psoriasis on the surface of the skin. These plaques are often distinguished by their thick, red or silvery rough scaly appearance. Plaque psoriasis is the most common form of the skin disease affecting 90% of people who have this skin condition.
When it comes to the best diet for psoriasis there are a number of foods I recommend including and eliminating. The key to healing psoriasis and skin disease through diet, is to eliminate trigger foods, reduce inflammation and incorporate lots of beneficial juices.
Meat is on the acidic side of an acid / alkaline chart. In working on a skin friendly protocol we're trying to up alkaline foods and reduce the acidic. Meat is also incredibly difficult for the body to digest and we're trying to lessen the burden to allow the body to heal.
It's the powerful combination of Vitamin D, slowing the rapid cell regeneration, proper hydration and stress reduction that I believe can be so wonderful when it comes to healing psoriasis.
If you struggle with psoriasis, there's a high chance you've experienced scalp psoriasis at some stage. Statistically 50% of psoriasis sufferers experience problems on their scalp.
Native to the Indian subcontinent, Turmeric is part of the ginger family. In its root form, turmeric looks a little bit like ginger root but instead of a pale yellow centre it has a fiery orange one.
When it comes to healing psoriasis, not much has changed over the years. Whilst new systemic drugs have made a relatively recent appearance on the ...
“In meditation, healing can happen. When the mind is calm, alert and totally contented, then it is like a laser beam – it is very powerful and healing can happen.” - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
When it comes to lotions, potions, shampoos and scrubs - basically anything that comes into contact with your skin - it's important to look at the label just as carefully as you would a food item.
Milk thistle is said to have detoxifying, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and demulcent properties, which may help improve the condition of your skin. This powerful cleansing plant can help correct immune system function while simultaneously cleansing your liver from toxins which may be responsible for the symptoms you're seeing on the skins surface.
When it comes to eggs and their impact on our skin, we're all a little different. People are often surprised to learn that eggs feature in the 'Itchy Dozen' which according to Australian research conducted over the past thirty years, could be making our skin dry, flaky and incredibly itchy.