Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic disease of the skin with typical erythematous plaques, sometimes adherent or confluent, covered with white or silvery scales.

Symptoms:

  • Plaques of red skin, often covered with loose, silver-colored scales
  • Itching/Cracks with bleeding
  • Disorders of nails-pitting/discoloration
  • Plaques of scales or crust on scalp

Causes:

  • Emotional stress
  • Injury
  • Streptococcal infection
  • Drugs especially Hypertension, Ant malarial, Ibuprofen
  • Genetic tendency
Psoriasis

Homoeopathic treatment

Conventional Treatment

Reduces itching and formation of plaques Reduces itching and formation of plaques
Reduces inflammation Reduces inflammation
Prevents further formation of plaques
Treats not only the affected organs and its symptoms but also removes the cause/allergens Treats only the affected organ and its symptoms
Permanent cure Temporary relief
Specific remedy for each person selected on the basis of both physical and mental generals Common medicines prescribed to all persons
Natural/potentized medicines Synthetic/concentrated medicines
Nil side effects Chain of side effects

Treatment Prognosis:

  • Decrease in intensity and periodicity of itching, Scale formation and plaques soon after taking pills
  • Acute attacks become less severe and less frequent on the course of treatment
  • Treatment helps in desensitizing the allergens, known allergens when exposed to will not produce any symptoms

Diet and Lifestyle Changes:

  • Use moisturizing lotions like petroleum jelly
  • Never prick at patches
  • Avoid dry cold weather
  • Use humidifier when the climate is dry

Other Skin Disorders:

  • Acne
  • Eczema
  • Fungal infections
  • Ringworm
  • Urticaria/Allergy
  • Vitiligo