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De-stressing

April 4, 2013 — 5:01pm

8 months ago, my normally mild psoriasis got extremely severe and covered 98% of my body.  I had 4 different types of psoriasis, and no creams were helping whatsoever.  I was breastfeeding so i started exercising. 2 months later I was 100 clear! Now I’m back at 1% which still is a blessing.

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  • I am following the removal of sugar/fructose from diet in that there is a statistical association of people with psoriasis and sugar/fructose usage in the country.

    Was your diet, was eat less exercise more or specifci to remove carbohydrates, sugares, etc?

  • I have psoriasis on my scalp, palms and soles of my feet…itching, cracking, burning…miserable at times. After trying prescription topical treatments unsuccessfully, I tried many over the counter lotions, creams and so-called psoriasis treatments. The only one that relieves the discomfort and stops my skin from cracking open is by BATH AND BODY WORKS, True Blue Spa Shea butter super Rich Body Cream in an aqua colored tube. It is thick and has no chemicals to sting when applied. Applied morning, noon and night, it relieves the worst of the symptoms and is not greasy or strong smelling. I highly recommend this product.

  • My mother told me about a home remedy for psoriasis (scalp). I tried it and IT WORKED! I wanted to make it a point to pass this along to other people dealing with psoriasis. Every morning I would put about a tablespoon of white vinegar in a shot glass and top it off with cold water – just to dilute it a little bit. Then I would get a teaspoon of honey ready. I drank the vinegar & water mixture, quickly followed up by the teaspoon of honey. (I found that it is best not to take a breath in between the vinegar/water mixture & the honey so that I wouldn’t taste the vinegar so much). After a few weeks, maybe a month, I noticed a definite improvement. I kept up the regimen and pretty soon, NO MORE PSORIASIS! Now I just do that “treatment” a couple times a week and it has kept it from coming back. If I forget to do it for a couple weeks (sometimes I get busy and get out of my routine), then I notice it starting to come back. So, I just start doing the treatment again and problem solved. I don’t know if this will work for every type of psoriasis or not. I do know that it worked for her and it worked for me. Instead of spending so much money on prescription medicines, give that remedy a try. What do you have to lose? I hope that this post will be helpful to you. Take care & may God bless you!

  • My father-in-law has had psoriasis for years and we have searched for (and used) anything that would help him. We finally found something that works! A friend of mine recommended Psoriacease for him and he has been psoriasis free for 7 months now! I love that it is all-natural and safe for him. We have never seen him so happy.

  • I am looking for a remedy to get my psoriasis down to were i can ware shorts. I am 54 and had them a long time and i havent wore shorts in 20 years ………please help

  • I have had psoriasis since I was 10 years old. I am 67 currently. Yes I have had it extremely severe, even donated patches of my skin for psoriasis research. After sitting in a docors waiting room, I read an flyer that said not to use soaps that dry your skin, but to use something with a moisturizer in it. Also read in a magazine that Psoriasis messes your immune system up. When diagnosed by a doctor, that doctor needs to tell his patients what happens to the immune system. I no longer have severe psoriasis and it is 99.9% cleared up. I drink one Dannon Yogurt with imunitos, and I bathe in St. Ives Oatmeal & Shea Butter Body Wash.
    Also I do not drink any alcoholic beverages. Alcoholic beverages seem to trigger the scales to multiply at an alarming rate. Alcohol drinks are not worth the aggrevation and pain for me. My paternal uncle had Psoriasis and he drank a lot.
    He had it severly, even worse than I had it at my worse. Tar soaps and shampoo do help, but nothing like the Dannon yogurt drink and the St. Ives Oatmeal & Shea Butter. The yogurt drink helps the immune system, while the body wash helps the skin and flakes. It truly works.

  • What really helped me after trying all sorts of creams and treatments:: I stopped drinking milk- I drink soya milk instead ( you can buy tasty one sweetened with apple juice), I don’t eat cheeses and only low fat milk products and soya yoghurts. I don’t eat fried meats and don’t drink wine. I try not to eat white flour products. E 45 cream helped me so I use it every day and also Dove cosmetics is great. Living by the seaside would be great for me because sea salt is also amazing. You can try sea salt peeling. Hope my comment was useful, the problem is that everyone is different so keep trying to find what is the best for you and don’t give up.

  • Hi Patricia: for more information about available treatments for psoriasis, please visit the National Psoriasis Foundation website at http://www.psoriasis.org/treatments, and feel free to email us at education@psoriasis.org.

  • I have psoriasis on my palms and on my feet. Sometimes it becomes very painful where I can not walk. All of the prescribed medicine that I have used is not working. Any suggestions?

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