Once you understand that psoriasis is a disease and not only denounces the inner skin will be easier to manage. No need to waste money on messy creams and the latest psoriasis treatment, which provides only temporary relief at best and rather than concentrate on finding permanent relief from this unpleasant and embarrassing condition
What is psoriasis?
It is immune system disorder in which cells of the skin or keratinocytes multiply more rapidly than their normal cycle days 28-30. The skin cells in more then accumulate on the surface of the formation of inflammatory lesions or red plaques with silvery scales, which may be present on all parts of the body but most commonly on the elbows and knees, and, occasionally, scalp, arms and legs.
The attack of psoriasis is not picky! Everyone, regardless of gender, race or age progresses. However, people may be affected differently. Some people never get but one case and not be worried again while others suffered severe discomfort and are consistent. The severity of psoriasis is measured by a system called ASI, or Psoriasis Area and Severity Index based on the area affected and the level of skin irritation and redness present.
Causes of psoriasis
A malfunctioning immune system is believed to be the most common cause. The immune system is activated by an error that causes an increase in white blood cells that cause inflammation. A flare up can also be caused by stress long. Psoriasis can be passed down from generation to generation according to some doctors. Some medications can also lead an attack.
Psoriasis is not contagious?
The answer to this is not certain. It can not be transferred to another or any other contact.
How can I find a psoriasis treatments?
Many treatments have been tried, but most have a temporary effect as treating the disease from the outside and inside. Medical therapy is the most common cortisone cream for topical ointment followed by coal tar, anthralin and Calamine lotion.
Of all these Calamine lotion is probably the safest, but it only stops the itch for a while '. Coal tar ointment may be effective, but messy and can cause skin irritation. Cortisone creams can cause thinning of the skin if used for long periods so it should be used sparingly.
Some people find that they can bri