Psoriasis Treatments: Miscellaneous Treatments
Psoriasis is a skin condition that can range from mildly inconvenient to leaving one home bound.
Those that suffer from this condition can experience itchy skin, Pain, Swelling, redness, stiffness and cracked
bleeding skin. Unfortunately there is no cure for psoriasis but there are several treatments and life style changes
one can try to improve their condition. In this article we will look at some things one can try to reduce the
symptoms and flare ups associated with psoriasis.
To east the irritating itching of psoriasis, one can try bathing with baking soda. Baking soda
has been known to ease itching of all sorts. Mosquito bites and even rashes from poison Ivy can be greatly eased by
bathing in baking soda. This substance also helps the itching brought on by psoriasis. By simply mixing some in
your bath water, you skin will be soothed and itch free. This can reduce further skin injury caused by
To speed healing of lesions and other sores, the same method can be applied with Epsom salts.
Add a handful of Epsom salts to your bath water. These actually will reduce swelling and help the healing process.
This again will leave you feeling better and reduce the chance of further injury and infection.
One of the most effective ways to fight psoriasis is to keep the skin moisturized. This can be
dome externally and internally. Drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration. Doing this will help keep moisture in
the skin and will reduce the chances of further flare ups. There are also several other health benefits to drinking
Finally, get plenty of exercise. This is good for the body all over but will help psoriasis
sufferers even more. Keeping your body healthy reduces your chances of obesity. Obesity makes psoriasis much harder
to control and can heighten the effects of the symptoms. The exercise also has its own healing properties for the
Psoriasis isn’t fun but it can be controlled. It can be treated with several things that we
commonly have in our homes. By using baking soda and Epsom salts, and drinking plenty of water and exercising, your
psoriasis can be contained to the minimum. You’ll also realize the other health benefits of these treatments.