Psoriasis is a prolonged and chronic inflammation of skin. t is marked by patches of thick, red skin covered with silvery scales that occur primarily on the elbows, knees, lower back and scalp The causes of psoriasis are still unknown. This condition is neither infectious (Do not spread from one person to another) nor does it affect the general health. It affects both the genders and may start at any age.
Psoriasis is very common, affecting around three per cent of the population, although people with very mild symptoms may not be aware they have it. Psoriasis can begin at any age but usually starts either around the age of 20 or between 50 and 60 Causes of Psoriasis
Heredity - If one parent is affected then there is 15% of chances for the child to suffer from psoriasis. If both the parents are affected then the possibility of child getting the psoriasis is 60%.
Throat infections trigger psoriasis.
Trauma or hurt on skin like cuts, bruises or burns may cause psoriasis.
Some medicines or skin irritants initiate psoriasis.
Smoking and alcohol are other two factors which activate psoriasis.
Mental stress or psychological trauma may also cause psoriasis
Avoid consuming vipreet (opposite) foods. From an Ayurvedic perspective, Psoriasis could be caused due to the dysfunctioning of vata and kapha doshas. Accumulation of toxins or ama, could also lead to this disease condition
Do not control natural urges like vomiting, urination, bowel emptying etc.
Do not take cold water bath immediately after a heavy work out, traveling, a long walk etc.
Take care not to consume foods which cause indigestion.
Do not eat too much of salty, sour or acidic foods.
Avoid sleeping in afternoons.
Say no to radish, urad dal, sesame, jaggery (gur), curds, fish and other sour foods.
Always apply besan flour or herbal scrub instead of soap.
Smear herbal cream which is infused with vata and kapha balancing herbs.
Keep on applying herbal moisturizing gel or cream continuously to maintain the moisture levels of skin.
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