Psoriasis is a skin disorder that is never completely cured. But if you raise the alarm in time, if you follow the not-so-complicated rules for the prevention of psoriasis, you can get rid of many problems, and really reduce the symptoms of the disease to nothing. If you know about this, then the disease psoriasis will not seem so terrible as they scare us. The main thing is that the methods of therapeutic therapy are correct, and prevention is regular.
A little about the treatment. If the disease passes in a mild form, that is, psoriatic plaques are rare, small in size, do not tend to spread and do not affect the skin too much, local therapy will be sufficient, in which only external agents are used. A dermatologist will prescribe all the ointments, creams, lotions, emulsions, etc. necessary for this, recommend a diet for psoriasis, advise in what ways you can improve your health (sunbathing, mineral waters, climate change).
If the psoriasis disease is moderate or severe, treatment should be taken more seriously and very responsibly, in order to in no case allow the development of complications and to avoid the risk of relapse. In this case, the patient is prescribed a whole course of various therapies, the purpose of which is not only to eliminate the symptoms of the disease that appear on the surface of the skin, but also to eliminate the reasons that caused the development of psoriasis. In extremely advanced cases, patients with psoriasis require inpatient treatment, under the constant supervision of doctors.
But no matter how effective medical treatment is, without preventive measures that must be carried out all the time, its effect will quickly disappear, and the disease will soon return with renewed vigor. What should be done to prevent this from happening?
Balanced diet and medicine
Diet for psoriasis is a rather important point, on which 50% of effective treatment and maintenance of the normal functioning of the whole organism depends. Food should not be too greasy or spicy, should not contain preservatives, food colors and additives. Ideally, all food should be of good quality and the food should be freshly prepared.
At the same time, it is necessary to regularly consume a sufficient amount of proteins (lean meat, eggs, dairy products), vegetable oils (for normal digestion) and vitamins (fruits, vegetables). But alcohol, even the weakest, must be completely abandoned. You can drink only red, good, not powdered wine, and then as a preventive measure. You need to eat in small portions, without overloading the body.
It is also worth remembering that psoriasis often occurs due to allergic reactions, therefore it is necessary to exclude from the diet foods that can cause allergies.
It is important to remember that the choice of medications for people with psoriasis is quite difficult. It is important to read the instructions for all medicines in order to avoid the appearance of new plaques on the skin. After all, a relapse of the disease can occur due to any pathogens, including due to inappropriate medical preparation or its improper use. At the same time, it is by no means possible to launch “side” diseases, even if it is an elementary acute respiratory viral infection, since any disturbances in the functioning of the body, any infections and viruses can aggravate the psoriasis disease.
Correct clothing and daily routine
Clothes, however strange it may sound, can also be an external irritant and allergen for the weakened immune system of a person with psoriasis. Therefore, it is necessary to abandon any synthetic fabrics, be careful about wool and silk, if possible, wear clothes only from cotton and linen. In addition, it will be very useful to replace feather pillows and blankets on padding polyester with hypoallergenic bedding.
The daily routine should be treated with the same attention. If possible, you need to spend as much time as possible in the fresh air. At least once a year, you need to go to the mountains or to the sea – salty sea bathing, clean air and hot sun are considered the best helpers in the treatment of psoriasis.
Timely treatment and systemic prevention is the key to a successful fight against psoriasis!