Psoriasis

Psoriasis - triggers and prevention

May 05 2017

Psoriasis is a long-lasting autoimmune disease that is generally thought to be a genetic disease which can be triggered by different factors.  10 external triggers of psoriasis Poor nutrition Smoking Certain medications such as: Lithium (Used to treat psychiatric disorders), Antimalarials, Inderal (High blood pressure medication worsens psoriasis in about 30 percent of patients with psoriasis who take it), Indomethacin (A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to treat arthritis), Quinidine (Heart medication) lack of sun exposure vitamin D deficiency skin injury clothing rubbing against the skin, operative wound the change of seasons 6 internal triggers of psoriasis Emotional stress - Stress can cause psoriasis to flare for the...

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Can CBD Cure Psoriasis?

Sep 16 2016

Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease and scientists do not know the exact cause of it.  Psoriasis is characterized by areas of inflamed red skin, called plaques, which are covered by silvery-white scales form on the skin. Changes to the face and hands can be a significant psychological burden and patients often feel ashamed of the condition. It is difficult to accept that the disease is chronic, inflammatory and will likely permanently be part of an individual's life.  Factors influencing the deterioration of the condition are well known. The good news is that you can significantly reduce the symptoms with a change in lifestyle and...

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