Scalp Psoriasis And Its Treatment
Psoriasis on the scalp creates havoc like dandruff, I have found that olive oil massaged into the scalp, even just once a week and a good shampoo from the pharmacy can assists with alleviating the symptoms.
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Scalp psoriasis is a bothersome condition to many. In fact, about 50% of patients with psoriasis have it. The severity of flaking can range from fine dandruff-like flakes to plaques with thick, adherent scales. Scalp psoriasis can often extend beyond the hairline down the forehead onto the face, and the backs of the ears are often involved.
The scalp is the most common place for people with psoriasis to get a rash. Some people will have only a small area affected, especially on the back of the head or upper neck, while other people may develop a rash covering the entire scalp.
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Appearance of Scalp Psoriasis
The borders of the rash are well-defined and can advance down the neck or in front of the ears. The scales are often very thick and white and they can be tightly attached to the hair. Scalp psoriasis does not usually cause hair loss but the hair is often thinner in the areas involved because there is more shedding in the telogen phase.
Confused with Seborrheic Dermatitis
Scalp psoriasis and seborrheic dermatitis are often confused. Even biopsied sections of scalp can look similar. In general, the patches of scalp psoriasis are more well-defined than those of seborrheic dermatitis. In cases where it is difficult to determine the difference, some doctors call the rash “seborrhiasis.”
Scalp Psoriasis Treatment
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The scaly patches caused by psoriasis, that we call psoriatic plaques, are points of inflammation and intensive skin production at which skin quickly accumulates. There are numerous treatments on the market but thanks to its chronic recurrent nature psoriasis is a tricky illness to find a good treatment for. A diagnosis of psoriasis is sometimes derived from the look of the skin; there are no specific blood tests or diagnostic methods for psoriasis. Resulting from the seriousness and location of the condition Psoriasis sufferers can experience notable physical discomfort and some disability – itching and pain could interfere with everyday functions, such as self-care, walking, and sleep.Psoriasis is seen in both sexes equally and can occur at any age, although it most frequently appears at first between the ages of 15 and 25 years.
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I’ve tried almost everything over the counter products such as changing my shampoo to something milder, baby lotion, olive oil, petroleum jelly, oatmeal soaks, and plain oatmeal.
It stings and it’s worse on one side of my lower neck, around the hair line. It’s also up in my scalp. I’ve also used Coal Tar and Soothing Menthol. It works for a little while, then comes back. It’s a never ending battle for this, it’s really driving me crazy and now I have to wear gloves to keep from scratching my scales. I know it’s pretty terrible to bear when you’ve got these silvery scales and red raised bumps from the scales.
I’m on Calcium, Magnesium, and Zinc. I’ve noticed a change in my strength in one of my arms that has had surgery. Much more stronger now. I hope the zinc works for my immune system. I was taking fish oil, but I was in the bathroom most of the time from it.
What are your suggestions? I’m willing to try something until I can get to a doctor. I’m strengthening my immune system because it’s an autoimmune disease and it’s not AIDS or anything around it. Psoriasis isn’t contagious luckily.
Petroleum jelly doesn’t work so I found hydrocortisone cream works to stop the itch. Now I’m using baby lotion to moisturize. I’ll try some of those remedies.
Hi, you can try one of the natural treatments for psoriasis from the Internet – some of them do actually work. For my psor. I use herbal cream by Champori quite successfully. It takes just a couple of weeks to clear the spots and they stay clear for months on end.
Try it: champori is available without prescription and comes with money back guarantee so if it doesn’t work for you – it’s free.
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OK this is how I cured my Psoriasis. But please read my suggested book titles aswell as i think it is essential that you are also self educated about your particular case of Psoriasis as everybody is different and often respond differently to treatments (as mentioned in my previous posts).
Let me first describe what was my particular case of Psoriasis and symptoms: Chronic Scalp Psoriasis was my main symptom, also small patches on nose folds, ears and eyebrows (mainly during flareups). Also infrequent small patches on my lower legs and groin area. I also had a minor form of Gastritis/IBS which gave me constant stomach bloating. I also was increasingly becoming more intolerant to different foods (a sure sign of an intestinal imbalance and an unhappy Liver).
I cured my Psoriasis by working both from the outside aswell as the inside as follows-:
Outside (external treatment): Regular application of healing cream to Psoriasis spots (2 or 3 times a day). Also use only Natural shower gels and shampoos that do not contain Sodium Laureth Sulfate (most good health shops stock this). SLS is a harsh detergent that will only slow your healing process.
Ingredients: 2 Parts pure Aloe Vera Gel, 1 part Jojoba Oil, enough to fill a small 50ml/50g jar. Then add the contents of a punctured capsule that contains either liquid Vitamin A as Retynil Acetate or Palmitate (ask your pharmacy), or simply fish liver oil as this also contains pure Vitamin A&D (the smelly option). Also add a few drops of pure tea tree oil to the preparation. Keep a jar handy for regular use. Once your patches disappear you can use the same cream but without the Vitamin A as a maintenance cream. Or the Body Shop Aloe Vera daily soothing moisture cream is a surprisingly good maintenance cream aswell. A Great face cream too!
Scalp Psoriasis: You should apply this preparation once to your scalp and wash it out in the evening. It is a very light gel cream that is easy to apply even to the scalp and simply looks like you have used a wet look hair gel. Wash it out with an organic Apple Cider Vinegar before using an all natural shampoo that does not contain SLS (most health shops stock these types of shampoos. Avalon is a good choice). Apple Cider Vinegar is great for killing the yeast fungus on your scalp and restoring your natural acid mantle. It is also incredibly effective against dandruff and much better then any commercial product like Head & Shoulders. The first week you should use it every other day and then just once a week after that or when your scalp feels itchy or flaky. Directions: Apply about a cup full of Apple Cider Vinegar to your scalp (use an empty water bottle and make a hole in the cap) and gently massage it in to your scalp (you can add some clove oil and/or tea tree oil to cover up the smell on your hair). Then cover it up with a towel or plastic hair cap and let it sit on your scalp for between 1/2 to 1 hour. The longer the better depending on your time available before rinsing out.
Inside (Internal Treatment):
1.Liver Cleansing Diet
2.Anti-Bacterial, Fungus & protozoa course
3.Juice Fast Weekend
4.Immune restoring diet course
Using Liver Tonic and natural organic multi-vitamin tonic
All with regular exercise and massage to help toxin elimination
Week 1&2: Liver/Blood cleansing and elimination diet:
Wake up: Two glasses of warm water (not too hot) with a squeeze of lime or lemon juice in the second glass.
Then 2 capsules of Evening Primrose oil
Breakfast: Fruit only- Apple compote (or stewed apple without sugar), Bananas, Kiwi fruit, Papaya, Pineapple, (no citrus fruits).
=> If you are prone to a sensitive stomach or some form of IBS then stew your fruit first by simply cooking on low heat in a saucepan with a cover for about 10mins with a little water (this will avoid the raw Cellulose and starches irritating your system)
Teas: Lots of Camomile, Peppermint with honey teas during the day
Lunch: Liver green salads (which include: Cress, Lambs lettuce, Parley, Raw Garlic) or cold cooked vegetables, especially cruciferous vegetables (cooked the night before) with a lemon and virgin olive oil dressing (must be home made).
=> IF you have a sensitive stomach avoid raw salads and opt for the cooked vegetables.
Teas: Lots of Camomile, Peppermint teas with honey during the day
Early evening Liver/Skin health drink- Home juiced: Carrot,Beet and Celery juice.You can add some fruit juice to taste if you like.
Dinner: Fish or organic farm chicken (cooked in lemon, olive oil and garlic sauce) with fresh ginger or fresh herbs (choice of: Dill, oregano, basil, rosmary) and steamed cruciferous vegetables (choice of: Broccoli, Cauliflower, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage)
Snacks(between meals): Apple Compote (or sugar free Stewed Apples), fruits, Rice cakes dipped in olive oil.
Also use a good liver tonic to speed the process up like: Swedish Bitters (a world renown natura
This sounds much easier to do, and less expensive too, only about $1 a day.
This is a demo video to watch for the eczema cure as seen in Japan. It is not used in Hospitals all over the world yet – but as more people get this water then they will all see that Eczema is curable.
You can try to get free alkaline water – place a wanted add on http://craigslist.com Place a add to ask for 8.5 PH drinking water, and hope that the person can also make 2.5 PH water. Drinking the alkaline water will help, even if you can not spray the 2.5 PH water on your skin and hair.
I have been helping a friend get rid of his psoriasis’ on his skin, it covers about 2 square feet of his arms and hands.
He has been spraying on 2.5 PH water for about a month now, and it is working. He is also drinking 9.5 PH water. His wife has MS, and is also drinking the 9.5 PH alkaline water, and is doing much better.