PSORIASIS ITS CAUSES DIET AND HOMEOPATHIC TREATMENT

common chronic and non infectious skin disease characterised by raised dry erythematous lesions with silvery scales and well defined. its course is punctuated by intermissions and remissions. attacks are much more common in winters than in summer .skin has a tendency to become clear in warm weather. exact cause is still unknown. heredity plays an important role. anxiety stress digestive upset may be exciting factors. basically it is a disorder of keratinization

typical distribution is found on extensor surfaces. most commonly affected areas are scalp elbow knees back belly and trunk. it can be easily differentiated from other diseases due to its typical appearances.

different types are

SYPHILITIC PSORIASIS

SEBORRHOEIC PSORIASIS

GUTTATE PSORIASIS

FLEXURAL PSORIASIS

PUSTURAL PSORIASIS

PROGNOSIS :HOMEOPATHIC APPROACH TO PSORIASIS

modern medicine have very limited scope in cases of psoriasis but homeopathy have a big scope in psoriases not only palliative but also curative in a majority of cases.

COMMONLY USED HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINES:with indications

ARS.ALB– dry rough scaly dirty shrivelled skin .severe burning which is better by warm applications

ARS.IOD:- large scals and marked exfoliation. patient scratches untill it bleeds . like ars.alb it is also relieved by cold application.

BORAX ;- skin of hands and face is mostly involved. ulceration tendency . this remedy is indicated when psoriasis is worse in warm weather.

CALC.SULPH:- main medicine for scalp psoriasis. burning and itching is relieved by cold application

GRAPHITES :- Psoriasis of skin folds ear buttocks groin . cracks in skin with sticky exudation .patient is very chilly and constipated

KALI.ARS:- very chilly patient . wants warmth even in summers . itching is aggravated while undressing.

other important medicines are ____

LYCOPODIUM MERC.SOL MEZERIUM PETROLEUM SULPHUR PSORINUM