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					Cures For Psoriasis
                  Upon being diagnosed with any disease or condition, the
                  most natural question would be what is required to cure
                  it. In the case of psoriasis however, most people are
                  disappointed to hear the news that no cures for psoriasis
                  currently exist in the medical world. Not only that, but it
                  can cause further dismay to learn about the various
treatments to help control the visible appearance of psoriasis have no
guarantee of being effective, and can have some negative side effects.

So, in the absence of any real cures for psoriasis, most doctors’ would
suggest the use of various lotions, creams and bath oils to help soothe the
skin and ease the scaly rash that forms when psoriasis is present. Whilst
these treatments themselves do not have any nasty side effects, they only
ever provide positive results in mild cases of the condition. Corticosteroid
creams are also sometimes prescribed and may be more effective than
other topical treatments, however they can cause thinning of the skin so
prolonged use is not advised.

For more severe cases, or when topical treatments had no or little effect,
light therapy can be used. Special sun lamps emit UV rays onto areas of
the skin where psoriasis is present. It is not fully understood how light
therapy helps, but tests have shown it appears to slow down the rapid
production of skin cells that manifest as psoriatic rashes on the skin of
sufferers. The main drawback of light therapy when examining different
possible cures for psoriasis, is that once treatment is stopped the condition
will often resurface.

In the most severe cases there are various drugs that may be prescribed as
possible cures for psoriasis, many of which act as immune system
suppressants to be either injected or taken orally. As with any course of
medication, close supervision is necessary to monitor any side effects of
the treatment. Increased toxicity levels in the body caused by the chemical
nature of the drugs are also of concern, and regular tests are required
throughout treatment.

Many people are put off by the prospect of a lifetime of dependence on
drugs or light therapy, and often seek out alternative therapies and cures
for psoriasis. These often revolve around taking a more holistic approach
to psoriasis treatment, and can combine changes to diet and lifestyle with
various natural supplements to help the body maintain a natural balance.

Supporters of this form of treatment often cite levels of toxicity in a
persons body, acquired through processed food and polluted air, as the
main cause of the immune system malfunction that occurs in psoriasis.
This puts it at odds with those in the medical world who would prescribe
drugs that actually increase the levels of toxins in the body, which some
would argue would make the problem of psoriasis worse in the long run.

For more information about how people develop a case of psoriasis, please
visit the following webpage:

http://psoriasisfreeforlife.info/is-psoriasis-contagious/

Author:

Dominic Greene.

				
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Description: An article detailing common methods used to treat, and cure, the condition of psoriasis.