Psoriasis is a common skin condition that changes the life cycle of skin cells. Psoriasis causes cells to build up rapidly on the surface of the skin. It happens when your produce new skin to form in days rather than in weeks. A weak immune system is thought to be the cause.
The extra skin cells form thick, silvery scales and itchy, dry, red patches that are sometimes painful. Psoriasis is a persistent, long-lasting (chronic) disease. There may be times when your psoriasis symptoms get better alternating with times your psoriasis worsens.
Psoriasis signs and symptoms can vary from person to person but may include one or more of the following:
Red patches of skin covered with silvery scales.
Small scaling spots (commonly seen in children).
Dry, cracked skin that may bleed Itching, burning or soreness.
Thickened, pitted or ridged nails Swollen and stiff joints.
Psoriasis patches can range from a few spots of dandruff-like scaling to major eruptions that cover large areas.
Most types of psoriasis go through cycles, flaring for a few weeks or months, then subsiding for a time or even going into complete remission.
When psoriasis is in the palm, it is called Palmoplantar. Homeopathy for psoriasis works wonders as we have specific remedies for types of psoriasis.
Psoriasis in the flex joints are called Inverse or Flexural Psoriasis. The folds behind the knee, groin, and armpits.
Psoriais in the nail. The nail starts to deteriorate, become brittle and start tear easily. As the condition progresse, the nail will fall off. Allopathy has no cure for this, but a specific for nail psoriasis wit no other symptom is Chysophanic acid.
While allopathy accepts that there are is no cure for Psoriasis, Homeopathy offers many remedies that help. A consultation with your homoeopath is necessary to identify the right remedy. Some of the remedies are: Thyroidinum in the distressing itching of Psoriais, Arsenicum album, Sepia for Psoriasis palmaris Borax,Chrysophanic acid, Corallium rubrum, Hydocotyle.