Pso­ri­a­sis

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It is a long-term chronic skin prob­lem that causes skin cells to grow too quickly, re­sult­ing in thick, white, sil­very, or red patches of skin. 1 Cli­ma­tother­apy: Head down to Is­rael's Dead Sea where there are groups of re­sorts that cater to pso­ri­a­sis pa­tients by of­fer­ing a com­bi­na­tion of graded so­lar ex­po­sure and ap­pli­ca­tion of crude coal tar, along with a spa-like ex­pe­ri­ence. For those with the time and the money, this is a rea­son­able nat­u­ral al­ter­na­tive com­pared to stan­dard med­i­cal treat­ments.

2 Ap­ply mois­tur­iz­ing lo­tions: The use of thick and oily lo­tions like petroleum jelly, are usu­ally best for its abil­ity to trap mois­ture be­neath the skin.

3 Take care of your skin and scalp: Never pick at patches or scales, as you may make your pso­ri­a­sis worse. If you have pso­ri­a­sis on your scalp, rub top­i­cal treat­ments, such as tar sham­poos, into your scalp. Reg­u­lar bathing with sooth­ing body prod­ucts may bring in­stant re­lief.

4 Avoid dry, cold weather: Cli­mate can have a big ef­fect on pso­ri­a­sis. For many, cold and dry weather makes symp­toms worse, but it varies.

5 Use a hu­mid­i­fier: Just like eczema pa­tients, pso­ri­a­sis pa­tients should al­ways keep their skin moist.

6 Avoid scrapes, cuts, bumps and in­fec­tions: It's cru­cial for peo­ple with pso­ri­a­sis to avoid bumps and cuts. Trauma to the skin can cause a flare, lead­ing to a con­di­tion called “Koeb­ner's phe­nom­e­non”. In­fec­tions can also cause many detri­men­tal prob­lems.

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