Tips tagged "psoriasis"

Tag: psoriasis

Diet, Attitude Adjustments

March 7, 2014 — 8:42pm
I have adopted a vegetarian diet for at least five days a week. I limit my dairy products to yogurt and hard cheese no more than twice a week. I have found moderation and flexibility to be the most valuable attitudes to take in treating my psoriasis. It has developed into psoriatic arthritis, which flares... Read more »

Colorful Solution for Scalp

February 28, 2014 — 10:22pm
I had fairly severe psoriasis on my scalp for more than 30 years. Two years ago, I started dying my hair with henna and indigo, and my scalp gradually cleared. It is totally clear and has remained so for a year now. I order only high-quality, natural, pure henna and indigo, not the prepackaged commercial... Read more »

Metronidazole gel

April 1, 2013 — 8:05pm
My doctor gave me metronidazole .075% gel to put on my skin four times a day. My psoriasis was completely gone overnight. This gel is typically used as a vaginal cream for bacterial and yeast infections. It’s available by prescription only. Editor’s note: Metronidazole is an antibacterial treatment that comes in several forms. The most... Read more »

Enbrel and nail psoriasis

March 25, 2013 — 8:06pm
I have had psoriatic arthritis for 20+ years and have been forced to retire from orthopedic surgery because of the disease. I have the form that attacks the small joints of the hands and feet more than other joints. I began Enbrel 4 months ago with really good results. The important thing here is that... Read more »

Taclonex

March 25, 2013 — 8:02pm
I’ve been diagnosed with psoriasis for several years and have tried several prescription ointments. Last December, a dermatologist prescribed Taclonex. It’s a little pricey but worked a miracle for me. After only three days of use my itching and flaking was stopped dead. A week later, the skin looked and felt normal. This worked for... Read more »

Acupuncture

March 22, 2013 — 9:45pm
After having strep throat at 18, I immediately became 95% covered in spots and was diagnosed with psoriasis. After months of topical and light treatments, I had decided I would be spot girl forever. Then, when I returned home for winter break, a friend of the family told me of a brochure he saw in... Read more »

Hydrogen Peroxide for nail Psoriasis or Fungus

March 21, 2013 — 8:06pm
I have had plaque psoriasis since the age of thirteen (I’m now 54), which has grown much more extensive in recent years. The nail on the second toe of each of my feet had become thickened, and very difficult to trim, even after lengthy soaking. One doctor said “it’s psoriasis,” while another said “it’s a... Read more »

Diet and Arbonne products

March 20, 2013 — 9:50pm
I have had psoriasis for 19 years and have been frustrated beyond belief. I had constant flare-ups with strep when my children were young, causing psoriasis to cover 50% of my body. I have learned to eat no red meat, a Mediterranean diet, eating all the top 10 foods from “What Would Jesus Eat” book.... Read more »

MG217

March 20, 2013 — 6:03pm
I have had sever plaque psoriasis for 20 years over 75% of my body.I have tried many things over the years Soratane & Dovenex have helped somewhat and I have also used a Puva Light..I finally have found a over the counter solution in a product called MG217 its a non stain medicated cream.You can... Read more »

Vanos Cream

March 19, 2013 — 8:00pm
I have had psoriasis since I was in my early 20s (now in late 40s). I’ve tried about every home remedy and every prescription cream out there. I now use Vanos cream and a hydrocortisone/coal tar solution. Both are prescribed by my dermatologist. I use the Vanos 2 times a day for 2 weeks. Within... Read more »

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