Hi everyone have you all managed to hold down a full time job with this awful disease and the medication plus the side effects thanks
I'm having a lot of flare ups lately. I'm trying to alter my diet (which right now is a generally healthy diet, but I have 0 dietary restrictions other than no avocados). Does anyone have any recommendations for foods to add to or cut from your diet to help calm scalp psoriasis flare ups? Thanks so much!
What do you know about Humira. I've taken Otezzla for several years to treat my plaque psoriasis. But it seems to have moved into my finger joints. I went to a new doctor today, whom I was not impressed with. She wants to switch me to Humira which I'm not keen on giving shots to myself every other week plus the side effects scare me. I'm wanting imput. Thanks
So I heard certian diets can help with flare ups.
Being gluten free, vegan, eating a keto diet.
Celery and aloe juice.
Vitamin D or B12.
What are some foods to avoid, foods that are safe and vitamins that help?
As many of you know, psoriasis comes with a great deal of sub diagnoses, such as depression, anxiety, OCD, fibromyalgia, panic disorder, PTSD, etc. Unfortunately, I have a diagnosis of several of these things to include Dermatillomania, a skin picking disorder that falls under an anxiety/OCD disorder. This tends to happen when I become anxious, upset, angry, and I do not know how to manage my emotions in a proper manner due to a lifetime of improper behavioral and emotional reinforcing. I am… read more
Seukinumab is now in clinical trials and show that injecting 300 mg of this drug cleared psoriasis on skin for one-half of all the patients and 82% showed significant improvements. Can't wait for it to go on the market!! It's manufactured by Novartis Pharmaceuticals.
A few years back I developed silvery, white bumps on my scalp. Along with that, my hair comes out in clumps. I was hoping to find other people with the same or similiar problem.