Pearl: Treatment of a Serious Disease at Home

Psoriatic plaques on the back and neck

Psoriasis is a chronic non-communicable disease characterized by skin rashes that can appear in infancy and old age. Young people often get sick.

Psoriatic rashes are scaly, itchy plaques found on the knees, elbows, head, and elsewhere.

Psoriasis - causes

Psoriasis, as noted, is not contagious.

Its formation is due to a number of reasons:

  • changes in the immune system
  • metabolic diseases
  • endocrine and neurological diseases

Scientists do not fully understand the causes of psoriasis. There is a theory that the disease is divided into 2 types:

  1. Psoriasis caused by a malfunction of the immune system. People between the ages of 18 and 25 are often susceptible to the disease.
  2. Psoriasis, which occurs in people over the age of 40 and affects most of the nails and joints, not the skin.

Another theory of psoriasis is that the disease is caused by stress and some infectious diseases.

It is possible to contact a specialist dermatologist and get an appropriate appointment if you have a characteristic rash on the skin. In addition, psoriasis can be treated at home with medications and traditional medicines.

Pearl: home treatment - medication

Before you know what medications are used for psoriasis - a little about the characteristic symptoms of the disease.

Psoriasis looks like inflamed, broken and itchy, bright red spots. Psoriatic plaques are mainly localized in the folds of the scalp, back, elbows and knees.

The size of the spots can vary from the smallest to the largest. The rash is accompanied by itching. In some cases, cracks and tears appear in the areas of the plaque, which can lead to scratches.

Paid lichen is especially aggressive in winter. Under the influence of the sun, as a rule, the symptoms of the disease are greatly reduced and bring the patient a noticeable relief.

Now about the treatment. . . In the early stages of the disease, the following preventive measures are used:

  • cryotherapy
  • plasmapheresis
  • ultraviolet therapy, etc.

Various creams, hormonal and non-hormonal ointments, gels, sprays, ointments, homeopathic medicines, shampoos, plasters, tablets and injections are used.

Home treatment of psoriasis is the use of creams with anti-inflammatory, exudative, antipruritic, antiallergic, decongestant.

Ointments. . . Hormonal agents or glucocorticosteroids relieve the symptoms of the disease quickly and effectively. However, there are a number of side effects and contraindications.

These funds have a pronounced anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic and antipruritic effect. Side effects: burning, itching, atrophic and infected skin lesions, prolonged use.

Non-hormonal ointments are softer and safer.

GelsIt is used in psoriasis of nails, joints, scalp, pustular form of the disease, vulgar psoriasis of exposed skin.

The gels can be applied topically and orally. For example, one gel is used to cover the affected areas of the skin, the other is prescribed to protect the organs of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and kidneys.

Sprays- non-hormonal substances allowed for daily use. They have a pronounced anti-inflammatory effect, eliminate the symptoms of the disease, restore the protective layer of the skin, suppress the growth of pathogenic microorganisms.

OilsEliminate irritation, inflammation, dryness, swelling. The most effective is sea buckthorn oil. Treats various skin lesions, including psoriatic plaques. In case of damage to the scalp, burdock oil should be preferred, and flaxseed oil helps well with advanced forms of psoriasis.

Shampoosnot less effective in the complex treatment of the disease. Tar and antifungal shampoo are used for psoriasis.

PlastersIt is specially formulated to remove plaques and rashes and is a new method used in the complex treatment of a disease. Thus, the patch has a rejuvenating, anti-allergic, anti-inflammatory effect.

Tablets and needles. . . In the treatment of complex forms of the disease is used cytostatics (intravenous or oral) prescribed only by a specialist.

In addition, a solution is used to detoxify the body, which has antihypoxic and restorative effects.

Another popular home remedy for psoriasis is a hormonal drug used for severe forms of the disease.

In addition to the above agents, vitamins, hepatoprotectors, fatty acids, immunomodulators, enterosorbents, antiallergenic drugs are used.

Pearl: home treatment - folk remedy

Baths. . . Baths with fir oil are used to treat psoriasis at home. Boil half an liter of water in an enamel bowl. After boiling, add 30 g of grated baby soap and boil until completely dissolved.

The dishes are removed from the stove and half a liter of fir oil is added to it (gradually). The mixture is mixed, poured into clean bottles, corked and stored in the dark.

15 g of the drug is poured into a bath of warm water (39-42ºC) (pre-shaken), mixed, and the heart is placed on top of the water by taking water procedures. Duration is 15-20 minutes. A slight tingling sensation in the perineum indicates the correctness of the preparation of the healing emulsion.

You do not need to dry yourself with a towel after the procedure. You can just wrap yourself in a sheet and lie down, waiting for the tingling sensation to disappear.

The dose of the drug is increased by 5 ml in each subsequent bath. The maximum amount of emulsion per bath is 85 ml. The prepared mixture is enough for 20 baths.

This method of treatment is very effective: recovery occurs in 70% of cases. If the disease reappears after a few years, treatment is repeated.

You should not drink alcohol or spicy foods or smoke while bathing.

Celandine bathcan be hot and warm. The hot tub has a water temperature of 45 aC. It is recommended to take before bedtime. Duration - no more than 10 minutes. Prepare the bathroom as follows: 1 cup chopped celandine pour 4 liters of boiling water, put on fire, boil, insist one hour.

After filtering, the drug is poured into a 30-liter bath. Procedures are performed daily. As a rule, 5-7 baths are enough for treatment.

A hot bath with bread is suitable for those who prefer to treat during the day or do not tolerate very hot water. The water in such a bath should not exceed 35ºC.

The healing emulsion is made from 1 tablespoon locust, 3 tablespoons St. John's wort, 4 tablespoons clover, 2 tablespoons valerian root, thyme, yarn, calendula.

The composition is poured into boiling water (0. 5 l), boiled for a few minutes on low heat, insisted for about an hour and poured into the bath.

10 courses of this method help to treat psoriasis at home.

Use it to successfully get rid of annoying plaques, strengthen the immune system and cleanse the whole bodycelandine juice, is prepared during the flowering of the plant.

First, the celandine is washed and dried. Then it is wrapped in a meat grinder and the juice is squeezed, then poured into a clean glass jar. Vodka or alcohol (50 ml) is used as a preservative and the healing substance is placed in a cool place.

The juice is used to rub on the affected skin. Rub for 20 minutes, then dry for 5 minutes and rub again. Take a shower at the end of the procedure. As the plant is poisonous, treatment with celandine should be done carefully.

Celandine juice is used internally. Start treatment with a drop of juice, dilute with a small amount of water. Add 1 drop every day, bringing the dose to 15-20 drops. The course of treatment is 3 months, after which there is a ten-day break.

If there is discomfort or worsening of the condition during therapy with garbage, the dose should be reduced by 4-5 drops.

The remedy is contraindicated in diseases such as epilepsy, bronchial asthma. Not recommended during pregnancy.

Uncontrolled intake of celandine juice can lead to dysbiosis, dystrophy of the mucous membranes of internal organs.

Herbs collectionto improve metabolism, cleanse the body, heal. A composition consisting of 2 parts currant, 3 parts blackberry leaves, 1 part mint and walnut leaves is used for psoriasis.

One tablespoon of the collection is poured into boiling water, insist 40 minutes and consumed twice a day in the morning and evening.

Another collection of the most effective herbsUsed to treat psoriasis at home. It is made from such healing components: pineapple, hops, nettle (1 part each), licorice root (3 parts).

1 tablespoon is poured half a liter of boiling water and insist at least 10 hours. The composition is filtered and drunk in half a glass several times a day. The course is long - about a year.

Choleretic and laxative herbs have proven themselves in the treatment of psoriasis: immortelle, corn silk, senna, calendula.

Psoriasis: Home Remedies - Physiotherapy

Physiotherapeutic methods of treatment of a disease include the following.

  • sedative electro sleep
  • UFO - ultraviolet radiation
  • PUVA - a method of exposure to ultraviolet rays with the use of special substances
  • X-ray therapy - treatment of the affected areas of the skin with X-rays
  • ultrasound - continuous or intermittent exposure to small areas of skin with an ultrasound wave
  • cryotherapy - immersion of the patient in a mixture at a temperature of -160ºC
  • magnetotherapy - the active effect of a magnetic field that relieves tension in the central nervous system
  • laser therapy - a point effect on the boards of the direct laser beam
  • baths with sea salt
  • spa therapy

Patients perform these procedures in a hospital setting, and home baths and moderate tanning help well.

General recommendations for psoriasis

A psoriasis patient should give up sugar and keep their intestines clean. It is recommended to put a cleansing enema once every three days, then rinse the intestines with an infusion of herbs: chamomile, calendula, yarrow.

Honey is consumed in the most limited quantities. Should be completely excluded from the diet: coffee, cocoa, chocolate, citrus fruits, packaged juices, fatty meats, alcohol, red vegetables and fruits.

In addition, if the patient notices an adverse reaction after taking a particular product, it is best to discontinue such a product for life.

It is important for a psoriasis patient to maintain proper hygiene. Only wash with baby soap and shampoo. It is undesirable to mechanically damage the psoriatic plaques by combing.

It is very important to avoid stress, neuropsychiatric stress. Sleep should be at least 8 hours. It is preferable to choose clothes from loose-cut and natural fabrics.

Psoriasis is difficult to treat. However, by starting therapy in the early stages of the disease and following all the recommendations of the doctor, it is possible to achieve a stable therapeutic effect if there is no complete cure. Perseverance and self-improvement are the key to good health.