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10 Year Severe Plaque Psoriasis

10 Year Severe Plaque Psoriasis

For the past 10 yrs, I've been suffering with Severe Plaque Psoriasis where it has taken over 80% of my body. I've been on Triamcinolone; Humira; & Otezla just to name a few treatments. They've only been able to maintain it so it doesn't flare up that bad, so my doctor started Stelara. He also said the more sun, the better!

I read on the internet that turmeric & avocado helps. Also, no tomato, liquor & soy intake.

I've been liquor free for the past 3 weeks. Lessened soy & tomatoes. I love… read more

posted June 26, 2018
A MyPsoriasisTeam Member

How much turmeric do you take and how often?

posted August 2, 2018
A MyPsoriasisTeam Member

Hi Geraldine. Sorriy I haven't been on here much. I use turmeric (fresh root or ground) and black pepper a lot in my cooking to replace curry. I also make turmeric tea with fresh root and ginger.

posted August 12, 2018
A MyPsoriasisTeam Member

Tried the turmeric for arthritic knees. This also sent the scalp psoriasis into remission. What a wonderful drug. No side effects! Have also cut down on red wine, add avocado to my diet. Will now cut out tomatoes . DASH DIET also helps.

posted August 1, 2018
A MyPsoriasisTeam Member

I will definately be trying this. My psoriasis is on the soles of my feet and palms of my hands and Im finding it difficult. The arthritis is actrial itself. My feet and hands flared up after a major stressful event. My main itching is at night and interferes even more eith my sleep patterns.

posted August 14, 2018
A MyPsoriasisTeam Member

Will try this I'm at a level at maintenance allover my body on methertrexate hate it tried everything will do this though thanks

posted June 29, 2018

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