Saturday, July 07, 2018 by: RJ Jhonson Tags: alternative medicine, blood-heat psoriasis, blood-heat syndrome, Chinese medicine, goodhealth, goodmedicine, natural cures, natural medicine, psoriasis, psoriasis treatment, psoriasis vulgaris, pulian ointment, traditional medicine (Natural News) It is estimated that two to three percent of the world’s population has psoriasis. Sufferers of the condition can turn to traditional Chinese medicine for relief, says a study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Psoriasis causes inflammation in the skin and the joints, resulting in pain and discomfort for those who have the condition. It is easy to identify because of its visible signs: red, inflamed, often cracking skin, swollen joints, and pitted nails. It is not life-threatening, but the symptoms can hamper a sufferer from enjoying a good quality of life. Microbes or chemicalsfrom the environment do not cause the inflammation that characterizes … [Read more...] about Traditional Chinese medicine is a safe, effective alternative for treating psoriasis
Treatment for guttate psoriasis
(Natural News) A 20-year-old waitress claimed that she overcame psoriasis for good because of a strict vegan diet, according to a report by the Daily Mail Online. Jessica Belshaw from Torpoint, Cornwall, said that the symptoms of her guttate form of psoriasis started when spots on her abdomen appeared when she was just 13 years old. Then, the disease covered her whole body in excruciating red, flaky patches. For years, she was on steroid creams, but later on decided to switch to natural healing about a year after suffering from severe steroid withdrawals, which caused her serious discomfort each time she missed a dose.Belshaw believes that her vegan, gluten-free, and mostly raw diet helps her manage her condition, in addition to yoga and meditation for managing her stress levels and preventing flare-ups. Aside from her vegan and gluten-free diet, she also eats plenty of raw foods and leafy green vegetables, drinks a lot of water, and limit her alcohol consumption. Even … [Read more...] about Vegan diet cures psoriasis: Woman, 20, is now off all traditional treatments after going gluten-free, vegan
The severity of psoriasis is decided by how much of the body it affects. Mild psoriasis affects less than 3 percent of the body, while moderate psoriasis affects between 3 and 10 percent of the body. Severe psoriasis is when more than 10 percent of the body is covered. Psoriasis is not necessarily easy to deal with even when it is mild. Psoriasis of any type or severity can be uncomfortable and embarrassing. Fortunately, there are many treatments available that can help. In this article, we take a look at different types of psoriasis, and in particular how they can affect people in their mild forms. Psoriasis is a skin condition that causes skin cells to form too quickly. Because new skin cells grow faster than the body sheds existing skin cells, thick, scaly patches of skin form. There are several types of psoriasis. Most types of psoriasis tend to be mild to moderate. However, some types of psoriasis are more likely to be severe. Types of the condition include: plaque … [Read more...] about What are the different types of psoriasis?