Psoriasis is a skin disorder that still is a question for everyone. Many people failed to understand the actual cause of this ailment. Doctors, health professionals and researchers all have tried finding the source from where the psoriasis actually occurs in the body.
According to today’s statistics, a thousand of people are suffering from the psoriasis disease. Though many things about it remain unclear, but there’s a lot more to know about it.
It is chronic disease that is completely immune-based and forms red, white and raised patches on the skin. It is not a contagious disease and produces itchy or sore, silvery scaling skin.
Psoriasis generally occur on body parts like elbows, hands, legs, behind the ears but can show up on any other body part. On hair, it can appear as dryness, white scalp or dandruff and on other parts as patches.
Few people may just carry patches, dark stains, peeling of skin, dandruff, dry skin, yellow nails. Psoriasis starts with flakes that slowly covers every region.
The exact root cause of psoriasis is not known, but at a point immune system and a genetic disorder is found to play a role in causing psoriasis disorder. It is been discovered that along with heredity and immune system malfunctioning, few factors like stress, addiction of beer and wine, obesity and viral or chronic infections.
For many people, it may be a new thing to digest that now they are the victims of psoriasis. And, so it can cause a great mental pressure and sickness. Along with these patches, the person hardly goes for socializing and parties.
Sometimes the psoriasis symptoms and patches are compared with the signs of other infections like leprosy, syphilis, HIV. 40% of people face loss of working capacity and arthritis.
Even after a lot of researches, no appropriate or specific method is discovered yet to cure psoriasis completely. But diet and drugs do minimize the effect of psoriasis on the body.
Sunlight therapy, UVB Photo-therapy Photo chemotherapy or Psoralen plus UV therapy, Excimer light therapy are few therapies that control psoriasis effect. Self-care methods are too effective in treating the condition.
The famous celebrity Kim Kardashian is too facing the psoriatic disease. She checked up with her dermatologist and got diagnosed with the problem.